Sunday, February 07, 2010

The Auschwitz Album

I looked at a photograph album the other day with great sadness for all the innocent victims of the Holocaust. It is the only surviving photo album from the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. These are the last photos taken of many Jews who were "exterminated" upon their arrival. This horrific time in history is now denied by many to have ever happened. Mankind does not learn from history, thus he tends to repeat it. This atrocity should not be allowed to disappear from history books. It is not a fabrication.


This Album memorializes the arrival of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz in May of 1944.

It is the only one of its kind, and it is solely due to this album that we have a visual history of what occurred in the Auschwitz-Birchenau death camp.

The album was discovered after the war by an Auschwitz survivor, Lily Jacob, who donated it to Yad Vashem in 1980.

Now, with the aid of the Internet, it can be viewed by millions of people, anywhere in the world.

Click here to view the Auschwitz Album

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