"Helena Citrónová, a Slovakian Jew deported to Auschwitz in 1942, drew the attention of a SS guard named Franz Wunsch. Helena’s feelings for Wunsch, however, changed over time, especially when her sister and her sister’s children arrived at Auschwitz Birkenau. Helena learned that they were to be sent to the gas chamber and her SS admirer tried to help them."
Lubny, Ukraine, A woman and children waiting at the assembly point before being murdered, 16/10/1941. The Jews of Lubny and the surrounding area were ordered to gather with their personal belongings on 16/10/1941. They were led to a site out of town and were murdered on the same day.
Block 6. Part of the exhibition dedicated to the face of over 230,000 children, mostly Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz and born in the camp. Great majority of them was murdered upon arrival in gas chambers.
Family of Slovak Jewess Lili Jacob (her aunt Tauba with her four children) awaiting for a 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)
This was how Jews where pointed out for being Jewish. Germany's made them wear a yellow Star of David to point out the Jews that lived there. Jews had wear them everywhere they went. They were not allowed to leave their house without it on. If Jews were found outside of the house without the star on the were putt in jail and sometimes killed.
Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, 24, female guard at the Stutthof concentration camp, hangs from the neck after being executed for atrocities during her "career." She and several others were hanged near Danzig on 4 July 1946. Barkmann brutalized female prisoners viciously and selected women and children for the gas chamber.
After the assassination attempt, Nina believed the Nazis would execute her. The Nazis detained the entire Stauffenberg family executed one of Claus' brother. Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS, called for the entire family to be killed. Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg was placed in solitary confinement. Her daughter says she was treated well and believes that thoughts of her 4 children and the unborn child in her womb kept her alive. That may also be why her guards were considerate.