Tags: Birkenau Poland
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The camp was initially used for interning Polish intellectuals and resistance movement members, then also for Soviet Prisoners of War. Common German criminals, "anti-social elements" and 48 German homosexuals were also imprisoned there.
Tags: Auschwitz Poland
The number of people who died in Auschwitz will never be exactly known. Relevant estimates range from 800,000 to five million people.
All the other photos of mine from Auschwitz and Birkenau are at
Some personal belongings of the children that never returned from Auschwitz.
Interior of one of the barracks. Most of them offer various exibits that belonged to the imprisoned.