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Nuns walk on the grounds of the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald, near Weimar, as Germany marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp by the US army in April 1945

Klaus Hornig, Buchenwald kapo, April 1945. Lee Miller.

Lee Miller, Untitled, Leipzig, Germany, April 1945. Knowing Germany had surrendered, the burgermeister, his wife, and his daughter all suicided that day.

Russian, Polish, and Dutch slave laborers interned at the Buchenwald concentration camp with an average weight of 70 pounds, Germany April 1945.


Jewish prisoners in Buchenwald concentration camp, after the liberation of the camp in 1945.

View of the barracks in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Jewish WW2 wooden clogs, Concentration camp BUCHENWALD

Liberated: The eight-year-old Lau, then known as ‘Lulek,’ leaves the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1945 (photo credit: Courtesy)

Dr. Moshe Avital - During the Holocaust he was imprisoned in 6 concentration camps. He was deported to Auschwitz at age 14, separated from his family, and after much suffering he was liberated from Buchenwald by the American Third Army on 1945. He is a well known author and speaker on the Holocaust who is able to bring to light many unknown facts of the Holocaust Era by providing Psychological, Philosophical, and Theological analysis, and reflections regarding the perpetrators of the…

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Children during World War II

These Jewish children are on their way to Palestine after having been released from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp. The girl on the left is from Poland, the boy in the center from Latvia, and the girl on right from Hungary.