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On 2 July 1942, most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. There they were gassed to death. This remarkable sculpture by by Marie Uchytilová commemorates them.

Remarkable sculpture by by Marie Uchytilová commemorating the 82 children from Lidice, Czechoslovakia who were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office and gassed to death at the extermination camp in Chelmno 70 km away in the July of

Auschwitz, Poland, A boy wearing a prisoners uniform after liberation, 1945. A triangular badge with a number is sewn to the uniform.

1945 : Picture of a 5 year old boy wearing a prisoner’s uniform taken after liberation, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland A triangular badge with a number is sewn to the uniform.

Some of the 600 children who had survived the Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp  show their tattooed identification numbers upon liberation.

1933 First Nazi Concentration Camp Established. Some of the 600 children who had survived the Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp show their tattooed identification numbers upon liberation.

Jewish children inside the Warsaw Ghetto hold up their hats for bits of food tossed over the wall by kind, and brave, passers-by.  Anyone, Pole, Jew, or German, could face summary execution if caught throwing food into the Ghetto.

Jewish children inside the Warsaw Ghetto hold up their hats for bits of food tossed over the wall by kind and brave passersby. Anyone - Pole, Jew, or German - faced execution if caught throwing food into the Ghetto.

Auschwitz. Family of Slovak Jewess Lili Jacob (her aunt Tauba with her four children) awaiting Selection at the ramp in Birkenau. During the selection all were send to gas chambers. The transport from the ghetto in Beregszasz in Hungary left on May 17, 1944 and arrived on May 27, 1945. (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives)

Family of Slovak Jewess Lili Jacob awaiting Selection at the ramp in Birkenau. During the selection all were send to gas chambers, (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives)