A History in Photographs

Book - 1993
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Documentary photographs and artwork by former prisoners record the history of Auschwitz

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More than 280 documentary photographs and reproductions of artworks by former prisoners record the history of the Auschwitz concentration camp, from its initial construction, through the horrors of the Holocaust, to its modern-day appearance.

Publisher: Bloomington : Published for the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, O_swi_ecim, and Ksi_a_zka i Wiedza, Warsaw, by Indiana University Press, c1993
ISBN: 9780253355812
Characteristics: 295 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm


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Jan 23, 2018

Warning! - Many of the 280+ images contained in this truly disturbing pictorial history of Auschwitz (Germany's most notoriously brutal extermination camp during WW2) are, without question, a real-life horror story like never believed possible.

It seems so incomprehensible that such nightmarish inhumanity as this was, in fact, a daily reality for so many people.

Throughout Auschwitz' existence more than a million human beings (men, women, children, babies) were systematically starved, beaten, tortured, used as experimental guinea pigs, and, inevitably, murdered there.

How does one begin to rationalize the sheer atrocity of this truly devilish Nazi Holocaust which was wickedly orchestrated by that horrendous monster, Adolf Hitler, and his equally despicable and evil cohorts?

This book of human history is a horrific statement like no other. It leaves the reader speechless being witness (after the effect) to this pictorial record of cold-blooded, human depravity of the vilest and most hateful kind.


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