The Holocaust

Groups Attacked
Victims low estimate high estimate
Jews 5,900,000 5,900,000
Poles 2,700,000 3,200,000
Ukranian Slavs 2,900,000 3,100,000
Soviet POWs 2,000,000 3,000,000
Belarusian Slavs 1,250,000 1,500,000
Serbs 300,000 500,000
Disabled 250,000 270,000
Romani 220,000 1,500,000
Freemasons 80,000 200,000
Slovenes 20,000 25,000
Homosexuals 5,000 15,000
Spanish Republicans 5,000 7,000
Jehovah's Witnesses 2,500 5,000
TOTAL 15,632,500 19,222,000

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