The Holocaust


Groups Attacked
Victims low estimate high estimate
Soviet POWs 2,000,000 3,000,000
Poles 1,800,000 2,000,000
Roma 220,000 1,500,000
Disabled 200,000 250,000
Homosexuals 5,000 15,000
Jehovah's Witnesses 2,500 5,000
TOTAL 10,127,500 12,670,000


A map of the concentration camps (swatstika) and death camps (skull and crossbones)


A train unloading at a concentration camp


Another train unloading. The chimney of a crematorium is visible in the distance.


A typical selection process (an SS officer directs the woman with her infant child to join those being sent to the crematoria)


Crematorium ovens with bones at Bergen-Belsen


Prisoners at forced labor in the Mauthausen camp


Prisoners at forced labor in the Ravensbruck camp


A mass grave at Belzac


An SS guard hauls another body into a mass grave in Belsen (April 1945)


Rows of bodies at the Nordhausen Gestapo camp


General Eisenhower at the liberation of Buchenwald


Camp survivors at the liberation of Ebensee