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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Jews Forced by Nazis to Scrub a Street in Vienna

Nazis in Vienna force Jews to scrub a street as non-Jewish spectators look on: Source: U.S. Holocaust Museum. Photograph is in the public domain.

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Two Children Killed at Treblinka

The image below was taken in the 1930s. Both of these children died at Treblinka. For details on their story, see the US Holocaust Museum photo archives here.

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Children Experimented upon at Auschwitz

  The children above were subject to medical experimentation by the Auschwitz doctor, Horst Schumann. The blackening of their bodies was probably the product of burns from exposure to high dosage radiation, but the specific experiments conducted upon these particular children is … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Allied Footage of the Liberation of Dachau and Bergen-Belsen

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: The Nuremburg Testimony of Rudolf Hoess

After WWII, in 1946, Rudolf Hoess, Commandant of Auschwitz, gave testimony at the Nuremburg Trials, and this is part of what he said: Another improvement we made over Treblinka was that we built our gas chambers to accommodate 2,000 people at one … Continue reading

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