Soviet soldiers stand dumfounded at a large pile of human ashes found at the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944.

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Soviet soldiers standing in front of a large pile of human ashes, Majdanek concentration camp, 1944

Lublin, Poland, Crematoria in the concentration camp, after the liberation, July 23, 1944 World War Two

Lublin, Poland, Crematoria in the concentration camp, after the liberation, July 1944 World War Two

Ilse Koch, con el nombre de nacimiento Ilse Köhler (22 de septiembre de 1906 – 1 de septiembre de 1967), esposa de Karl Koch, el comandante del campo de concentración de Buchenwald desde 1937 hasta 1941 y Majdanek desde 1941 a 1943.  Ilse se dio a conocer especialmente por las acusaciones de crear diversos objetos con la piel de los prisioneros caracterizados por distintos tatuajes.  También se le conoce con el apodo de La bruja de Buchenwald o la perra de Buchenwald

Segunda Guerra Mundial: Mujeres criminales alemanas

January 15 – In a court in West Germany, Ilse Koch, The "Witch of Buchenwald", wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment.

Photograph of room of shoes of murdered Jewish children at Majdanek, the Nazi concentration camp and extermination camp near Lublin, Poland.

Now 20 SS concentration camp guards face justice almost 70 years after their crimes at Nazi prison which killed 360,000 Jews

Room full of shoes of murdered Jewish children at Majdanek, the Nazi concentration camp and extermination camp near Lublin, Poland.

Оmelyan Kovch (1884 — 1944) was a Ukrainian Greek-Catholic priest. In December 30, 1943 he was arrested by the Gestapo for harboring Jews, specifically for providing Jews with more than 600 baptismal certificates. In August 1943 after refusing to sign a pledge about refusing to help others he was deported to Majdanek. On March 25, 1944 he was gassed at Majdanek concentration camp.

Emilian Kovch Feastday: March pray for us. Birth: 1884 Death: 1944 Beatified By: 27 June 2001 by Pope John Paul II at Ukraine

Soviet soldiers standing beside a pile of human bone fragments from a crematorium, after the liberation of Majdanek concentration camp, 1944

Human Ashes At Concentration Camp -- Soviet soldiers stand dumfounded at a large pile of human ashes found at the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944

2006 photo shows some of the 800,000 shoes found at Majdanek  (Photo Credit: Simon Robertson)  For further information see http://www.scrapbookpages.com/poland/majdanek/Majdanek03.html.

10,000 shoes at Majdanek death camp were burned

2006 photo shows some of the shoes found at Majdanek (Photo Credit: Simon Robertson) For further information see www.

The walls were stained blue by Zyklon B, the poisonous gas used to murder the victims of the Final Solution. Needless to say perhaps, but it takes an awful lot of Zyklon B to stain walls like that

Remembering the Holocaust. Gas Chamber at Majdanek: The gas chamber at Majdanek, a Nazi concentration camp in Poland, the walls were stained blue by Zyklon B.

Hermine Braunsteiner, female camp guard in Ravensbrück and Majdanek, nicknamed "The Stomping Mare" because of she killed women by stomping on them with her steel-studded jackboots.

Hermine Braunsteiner, female camp guard in Ravensbrück and Majdanek concentration camps., nicknamed " The Stomping Mare " because she killed women by stomping on them with her steel-studded jackboots.

Germans from nearby towns forced by Allied soldiers to tour the concentration camps. 1944 World War 2

Citizens of Ludwigslust, Germany, inspect a nearby concentration camp under orders of the Airborne Division on May Bodies of victims of German prison camps were found dumped in pits in yard, one pit containing 300 bodies.

Martin Gottfried Weiss was an SS-Obersturmbannführer and commandant of various concentration camps in the Third Reich including Dachau and Lublin-Majdanek. Shortly after he reached Majdanek, there occurred one of the worst massacres of Jewish people when an estimated 17,000 were killed in one day. After the war, Weiss was arrested by the US and was put to trial along with 39 other SS. He was found guilty and hanged on May 29, 1946.

Martin Gottfried Weiss was an Ss-Obersturmbannführer and Commandant of various Concentration Camps in the Third Reich including Dachau and Lublin-Majdanek

German-born Erna Wallisch was alleged to have murdered prisoners at Ravensbrück concentration camp for a year before she was transferred to the Majdanek concentration camp in Lublin Poland.

The Nazi war criminals who never saw justice

German-born Erna Wallisch was alleged to have murdered prisoners at Ravensbrück concentration camp for a year before she was transferred to the Majdanek concentration camp in Lublin Poland.

Dr. Alfred Trebinski (1902-46) was camp doctor in Ausschwitz in 1941, then in Majdanek Concentration Camp. In 1943 he became chief medical officer at Neuengamme. He was also involved through setting up the special Heißmeyer department in the medical experiments. Alfred Trzebinski was involved in the murder of the children.

The Children of Bullenhuser Damm association — The perpetrators

Karl-Otto Koch, Commandant of Buchenwald concentration camp

Karl-Otto Koch (August 1897 – April a Standartenführer (Colonel) in…

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