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12 March 1943 | 14-year old Polish girl Czesława Kwoka (camp no. 26947) was murdered in #Auschwitz with a phenol injection into the heart. She was deported by Germans from Zamość region as part of their plan of creating living space in the east.  Czesława Kwoka was born on 15 August 1928 in Wólka Złojecka a village in Zamość region. She arrived at #Auschwitz on 13 December 1942 in a transport of 318 women. Her mother Katarzyna was also deported. She received number 26949 & perished in the…

12 March 1943 | 14-year old Polish girl Czesława Kwoka (camp no. 26947) was murdered in #Auschwitz with a phenol injection into the heart. She was deported by Germans from Zamość region as part of their plan of creating living space in the east. Czesława Kwoka was born on 15 August 1928 in Wólka Złojecka a village in Zamość region. She arrived at #Auschwitz on 13 December 1942 in a transport of 318 women. Her mother Katarzyna was also deported. She received number 26949 & perished in the…

--- Photo by @legally.abroad --- Original caption: 'Not all places in this world are meant to show beauty. Though the sunrise is bright and beautiful here this place reminds us of the horrible darker than you could ever possibly imagine. ::: Its unexplainable really how walking through these gates my knees became weak a strange weight overcame my shoulders and endless tears (for 3 hours straight) streamed down my cheeks. I think its important to visit though. To see with your own eyes the…

--- Photo by @legally.abroad --- Original caption: 'Not all places in this world are meant to show beauty. Though the sunrise is bright and beautiful here this place reminds us of the horrible darker than you could ever possibly imagine. ::: Its unexplainable really how walking through these gates my knees became weak a strange weight overcame my shoulders and endless tears (for 3 hours straight) streamed down my cheeks. I think its important to visit though. To see with your own eyes the…

Auschwitz I. Block 5. A suitcase which belonged to Dr. Kurt Wieluner.  Kurt Wieluner was born on 14 June 1888 in Breslau in Germany. He was sent to Theresienstadt ghetto on 2 April 1943 & deported to Auschwitz on 16 October 1944. His transport of 1500 Jews arrived there the next day. Kurt Wieluner was murdered in a gas chamber. --- Photo by @leattox --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Theresienstadt #Breslau #suitcase #human #story

Auschwitz I. Block 5. A suitcase which belonged to Dr. Kurt Wieluner. Kurt Wieluner was born on 14 June 1888 in Breslau in Germany. He was sent to Theresienstadt ghetto on 2 April 1943 & deported to Auschwitz on 16 October 1944. His transport of 1500 Jews arrived there the next day. Kurt Wieluner was murdered in a gas chamber. --- Photo by @leattox --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Theresienstadt #Breslau #suitcase #human #story

Auschwitz I. Block 6. A sculpture by Mieczysław Stobierski 'Starvation'. --- Photo by @annamainar --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #German #Nazi #concentrationcamp #sculpture #memory #starvation #suffering #commemoration #UNESCO #worldheritage

Auschwitz I. Block 6. A sculpture by Mieczysław Stobierski 'Starvation'. --- Photo by @annamainar --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #German #Nazi #concentrationcamp #sculpture #memory #starvation #suffering #commemoration #UNESCO #worldheritage

Auschwitz I. Block 6. Room dedicated to the fate of children in Auschwitz.  The Memorial is a place where was all can stand face to face with the tragic history and learn from it to build better and more responsible future. --- Photo by @mateusz_kaja --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #war #worldwar2 #German #Nazi #concentrationcamp #bw #visitors #people #memorial #responsibility #future #UNESCO #worldheritage

Auschwitz I. Block 6. Room dedicated to the fate of children in Auschwitz. The Memorial is a place where was all can stand face to face with the tragic history and learn from it to build better and more responsible future. --- Photo by @mateusz_kaja --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #war #worldwar2 #German #Nazi #concentrationcamp #bw #visitors #people #memorial #responsibility #future #UNESCO #worldheritage

Auschwitz I. SS decided to build the camp at the site of the former Polish army barracks in the city of Oświęcim. After the German occupation began the name of the city was changed into Auschwitz. At the beginning the camp served as a place of terror and liquidation of Polish leadership intelligentsia and resistance members. In autumn 1941 a large group of Soviet POWs was deported there. From March 1942 the camp became a center of mass extermination of European Jews and from early 1943…

Auschwitz I. SS decided to build the camp at the site of the former Polish army barracks in the city of Oświęcim. After the German occupation began the name of the city was changed into Auschwitz. At the beginning the camp served as a place of terror and liquidation of Polish leadership intelligentsia and resistance members. In autumn 1941 a large group of Soviet POWs was deported there. From March 1942 the camp became a center of mass extermination of European Jews and from early 1943…

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Visitors at the oldest part of Birkenau camp - sector BIb. In March 1942 it became the first men's sector there. --- Photo by @randomlanding --- Barbed wire perceptions!  #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #war #worldwar2 #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #architecture #visitors #people #memorial #occupation #architecture #barbedwire

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Visitors at the oldest part of Birkenau camp - sector BIb. In March 1942 it became the first men's sector there. --- Photo by @randomlanding --- Barbed wire perceptions! #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #war #worldwar2 #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #architecture #visitors #people #memorial #occupation #architecture #barbedwire

Auschwitz I. Block 18. Hungarian exhibition. --- Photo by @walmsleyjuk --- #Auschwitz #AuschwitzMemorial #block18 #Hungary #exhibition

Auschwitz I. Block 18. Hungarian exhibition. --- Photo by @walmsleyjuk --- #Auschwitz #AuschwitzMemorial #block18 #Hungary #exhibition

Ruth Heumann (nee Levy) was born on 16 April 1918. She was a German Jew. She was deported with Transport I/94 from Berlin to Theresienstadt Ghetto on 19 May 1943. On 19 October 1944 she was deported to Auschwitz where she was murdered. --- Photo by @trina1985b --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #genocide #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #Theresienstadt #ghetto #berlin #suitcase #objects #memory #museum #Poland #igerspoland

Ruth Heumann (nee Levy) was born on 16 April 1918. She was a German Jew. She was deported with Transport I/94 from Berlin to Theresienstadt Ghetto on 19 May 1943. On 19 October 1944 she was deported to Auschwitz where she was murdered. --- Photo by @trina1985b --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #genocide #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #Theresienstadt #ghetto #berlin #suitcase #objects #memory #museum #Poland #igerspoland

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The gate leading to the road between sectors BIa and BIb. The building on the left and right in the foreground are two disinfection stations where prisoners were registered and washed. --- Photo by @javier_palacios_prieto --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #bw #architecture #watchtower #concentrationcamp

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The gate leading to the road between sectors BIa and BIb. The building on the left and right in the foreground are two disinfection stations where prisoners were registered and washed. --- Photo by @javier_palacios_prieto --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #bw #architecture #watchtower #concentrationcamp

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The unloading and selection platform from May 1944. Hundreds of thousands of Jews - mainly Hungarian - arrived here and were sentenced here to death in gas chambers by SS doctors. --- Photo by @patrickv_fotografie --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #people #tragedy #selection #genocide #concentrationcamp #unloading #doctors #memory #UNESCO #worldheritage #worldHeritagelist

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The unloading and selection platform from May 1944. Hundreds of thousands of Jews - mainly Hungarian - arrived here and were sentenced here to death in gas chambers by SS doctors. --- Photo by @patrickv_fotografie --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #people #tragedy #selection #genocide #concentrationcamp #unloading #doctors #memory #UNESCO #worldheritage #worldHeritagelist

11 March 1946 | Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss SS-Obersturmbannführer the first commandant of the #Auschwitz camp was captured by British troops of War Crimes Investigation Team in Gottrupel near Flensburg.  #history #OnThisDay #justice #Rudolf #Hoess #Höss #arrest #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Birkenau #investigation #criminal #crimes #war #perpetrator

11 March 1946 | Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss SS-Obersturmbannführer the first commandant of the #Auschwitz camp was captured by British troops of War Crimes Investigation Team in Gottrupel near Flensburg. #history #OnThisDay #justice #Rudolf #Hoess #Höss #arrest #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Birkenau #investigation #criminal #crimes #war #perpetrator

Auschwitz I. Block 27. Exhibition titled Shoah curated by @yadvashem. In the 'Book of names' names of ca. 42 million Jews murdered during the Holocaust are shown on over 16000 pages. --- Photo by Regrann from @andreea.m.tanase --- #Auschwitz #AuschwitzMemorial #Birkenau #history #Holocaust #Shoah #names #yadvashem #Block27 #exhibition

Auschwitz I. Block 27. Exhibition titled Shoah curated by @yadvashem. In the 'Book of names' names of ca. 42 million Jews murdered during the Holocaust are shown on over 16000 pages. --- Photo by Regrann from @andreea.m.tanase --- #Auschwitz #AuschwitzMemorial #Birkenau #history #Holocaust #Shoah #names #yadvashem #Block27 #exhibition

Auschwitz I.  Preservation of all remains buildings ruins and objects of the German Nazi Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp is one of the most important elements of the mission of the Memorial today. --- Photo by @ju_lipai --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #architecture #memorial #memory #buildings

Auschwitz I. Preservation of all remains buildings ruins and objects of the German Nazi Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp is one of the most important elements of the mission of the Memorial today. --- Photo by @ju_lipai --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #architecture #memorial #memory #buildings

Auschwitz I. Block 4. A picture of Hungarian Jews taken in Auschwitz II-Birkenau in May 1944. People on their way to gas chambers. --- Photo by @dianelaurdaneta --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #genocide #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #bw #children #photography #window #sunlight #light #museum #memorial #Poland #igerspoland #UNESCO #worldheritage #worldHeritagelist

Auschwitz I. Block 4. A picture of Hungarian Jews taken in Auschwitz II-Birkenau in May 1944. People on their way to gas chambers. --- Photo by @dianelaurdaneta --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #genocide #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #bw #children #photography #window #sunlight #light #museum #memorial #Poland #igerspoland #UNESCO #worldheritage #worldHeritagelist

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Ruins of gas chamber and crematorium II. In the background a prisoner barracks. --- Photo by @rbnbrt --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #genocide #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #architecture #ruins #bw #crematorium #gaschamber #memorial #memory #museum #Poland #igerspoland #UNESCO #worldheritage #worldHeritagelist #igersbw

Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Ruins of gas chamber and crematorium II. In the background a prisoner barracks. --- Photo by @rbnbrt --- #Auschwitz #Birkenau #AuschwitzMemorial #history #Holocaust #Shoah #Jews #genocide #Nazi #Germany #concentrationcamp #architecture #ruins #bw #crematorium #gaschamber #memorial #memory #museum #Poland #igerspoland #UNESCO #worldheritage #worldHeritagelist #igersbw

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