This was their “ride.” Usually so many people were crammed in that it was impossible to lay down. People often weren’t fed or given water, nor were they allowed out of the car. It took days to complete the journey and it wasn’t unusual for half the passengers in the car to be dead on arrival at the camp
American soldiers show concentration camp victims to Germans from a nearby town at the end of the war. General Eisenhower made German civilians see the camps and bury the bodies so no one could ever say that the holocaust didn’t happened.
a U.S. soldiers at the crematorium at Dachau. The corpses on the left are SS guards summarily executed by American troops
U.S. soldiers show a crematorium where bodies were disposed of.
A survivor stokes smoldering human remains in a crematorium oven that is still lit.