65 years ago, on 16 April 1947, few minutes after 10 a.m., on the gallows constructed next to crematorium I in the former Auschwitz I camp, near the building of the past commandant's office, Rudolf Höss, the founder and the first commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp was executed.
Here, at Gardelegen Concentration Camp, the guards panicked as Allied forces drew closer. In an effort to stop the prisoners from escaping or being liberated by the advancing Americans the guards locked a majority of them inside the warehouses and burned them alive. By the time the US Army arrived to the camp, the warehouse was smoking and the majority of prisoners dead.
Discovering a ramshackle cottage in the glades behind Wisteria House, where Albert Fish, confessed to murdering Grace Budd, police are dismantling the old structure, and digging methodically the ground surrounding it in a search for bones of possible other victims. The house are at Greenberg, N.Y. Photo shows the small cottage also occupied by Albert Fish. 1934