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In the Warsaw ghetto, Jewish children with bowls of soup.
Cemetery at Hadamar where victims of euthanasia killing at Hadamar were buried.
Two pages of the death registry at Hadamar listing false causes of death.
Students and members of the SA unload books deemed "un-German" during the book burning in Berlin.
Joseph Goebbels, German propaganda minister, speaks on the night of book burning.
Cover of a German antisemitic children's book, Der Giftpilz (The Poisonous Mushroom), published in Germany by Der Stuermer-Verla
A US Army soldier views the cemetery at the Hadamar Institute, where victims of the Nazi euthanasia program were buried in mass
Sign on truck carrying Storm Troopers (SA) urges "Germans! Defend yourselves.
Crematorium 4 under construction.
Establishing racial descent by measuring an ear at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology.
Purim portrait of a kindergarten class at the Reali Hebrew gymnasium.
Defendant Adolf Eichmann takes notes during his trial in Jerusalem in 1961.
A Jewish family walking down a street.
Group portrait of the members of the Zionist pioneer youth group, Ha-Shomer ha-Tsa'ir Hachshara.
A chart of prisoner markings used in German concentration camps.
The defendants listen as the prosecution begins introducing documents at the International Military Tribunal trial of war crimin
View of the kitchen barracks, the electrified fence, and the gate at the main camp of Auschwitz (Auschwitz I).
An SA member instructs others where to post anti-Jewish boycott signs on a commercial street in Germany.
View of Rotterdam after German bombing during the Western Campaign in May 1940.
Germans guard prisoners in the Rovno camp for Soviet prisoners of war.
A German soldier guards Soviet prisoners of war at the Uman camp in the Ukraine.
View of the main entrance to the Auschwitz camp: "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work makes one free).
Members of a resistance organization in the camp meet with American soldiers in front of the entrance to the Buchenwald concentr
Portrait of Hilde and Gerrit Verdoner, with four bridesmaids, on their wedding day.
Group portrait of a Jewish French underground group named "Compagnie Reiman." This photograph was taken after the liberation of
Aerial photograph showing the gas chambers and crematoria 2 and 3 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau (Auschwitz II) extermination camp.
Ruth Kohn (top row, second from left) and her classmates at a school in Prague.
Members of a Polish family who hid a Jewish girl on their farm.
Deportation from the Krakow ghetto at the time of the ghetto's liquidation.
Jewish partisans, including a song and dance group, in the Naroch forest in Belorussia.
Massed crowds at the Nazi party rally in Nuremberg.
Jewish vendors sell their wares at an outdoor market in front of the Stara synagogue.
American soldiers enter the Buchenwald concentration camp following the liberation of the camp.
Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, speaks to an inmate of the Dachau concentration camp during an official inspection.
Berta Rosenheim poses with a large cone, traditionally filled with sweets and stationery, on her first day of school.
Three Jewish businessmen are forced to march down a crowded Leipzig street while carrying signs reading: "Don't buy from Jews.
Roll call at an internment camp for Roma (Gypsies).
Prisoners of the Stupki forced-labor camp for Jews in the Generalgouvernement.
Juergen Stroop (third from left), SS commander who crushed the Warsaw ghetto uprising.
Deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto.
Prisoners carrying bowls in the Dachau concentration camp.
Refugees aboard the "St. Louis" wait to hear whether Cuba will grant them entry.
Nazi officials attend the opening of "Der ewige Jude" (The Eternal Jew), an antisemitic exhibition in Munich.
A march supporting the Nazi movement during an election campaign in 1932.
The Nazis used public displays to spread their ideas of race.
Prisoners head south on a death march from the Dachau concentration camp.
The Germans destroyed symbols of the Polish state.
Jews from the Warsaw ghetto are marched through the ghetto during deportation.
Jews forced to move into the Lodz ghetto.
Jews assembled in the Siedlce ghetto during deportation to the Treblinka camp, forced to march toward the railway station.
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