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Auschwitz. Family of Slovak Jewess Lili Jacob (her aunt Tauba with her four children) awaiting Selection at the ramp in Birkenau. During the selection all were send to gas chambers. The transport from the ghetto in Beregszasz in Hungary left on May 17, 1944 and arrived on May 27, 1945. (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives)
"Unfit for work," Auschwitz, May 1944. via Photo Tractatus, KZ, NEVER FORGET, black and white, history, horrors
Auschwitz survivor A-7603--Dora Apsan Sorell, MD--in whose eyes are reflected the beauty of wisdom and the horror of her past. In 2003, she received a $3,043 reparations check for the slave labor she did during the war, which she donated in full to a Jewish organization that provides humanitarian relief in Darfur.
SS Brigadier and Major General of Police Erwin Schulz commanded Einsatzkommando 5 (special killing squad 5 under Einsatzgruppe C) that murdered 150,000 civilians in the Ukraine, participating in such horrors as the Babi Yar massacre of Jews. Schulz then applied for transfer because he was perceived as "soft" having refused to shoot women and children. He survived the war, was imprisoned but he was eventually paroled and died a free man in 1981.
Greece, Eftihia Levi Stavrocopoulu, a Holocaust survivor. Prisoner number: A-8326. The sorrow in her eys and on her face shows the horrors she lived through. Born in Corfu, Greece. Deported from Corfu to the camps by the Germans on 09/06/1944. Was interned in Birkenau and Auschwitz. Released in Germany on 18/08/1945, and returned to Greece the same year.