In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today.
The horrible gas chambers at Auschwitz. Used for the first time in It fit 700 people and took 2 days to burn the bodies.this wasn't fast enough, so they built another camp, Birkenau (Auschwitz II) that can handle 4000 at a time.
Auschwitz/Birkenau Concentration camps - Auschwitz was a Nazi concentration & extermination camp and over million people died here. It's possible to visit two parts of the camp: Auschwitz and Birkenau.