This footage is among the most famous scenes from the liberation of Auschwitz—a group of surviving children now under the care of nurses.
Once Red Army units liberated Majdanek in July 1944, they came upon the pits filled with thousands of victims. Civilians from the nearby town of Lublin were brought into the camp to view the gruesome evidence of mass murder.
Read eyewitness accounts of the killing process at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp.
The interwoven stories of six women provide a glimpse into life, spirit, and survival at the notorious concentration camp, Auschwitz.
Howard Cwick, an American soldier during World War II, recalls a confrontation with a US Army sergeant over antisemitic slurs directed toward a recently liberated concentration camp survivor.