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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.

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.

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world war II, concentration camp, child, behind the fence, sadness, history, NEVER FORGET, human destruction

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

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

The woman’s barrack at Auschwitz as it was seen immediately upon liberation by the Soviets, 27 Jan 1945

The woman’s barrack at Auschwitz as it was seen immediately upon liberation by the Soviets, 27 Jan 1945

Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938. This photo just haunts me.

Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938. This photo just haunts me.

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

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, passers-by. Anyone, Pole, Jew, or German, could face summary execution if caught throwing food into the Ghetto.

Jewish women and girls await execution at a mass grave in Skede, Latvia.  Made to strip down to underclothes as they waited, the women were told to approach the lip of the grave in groups of ten.  They were there forced to strip naked, before being shot.  Many did not die from the gunshot, but bled to death, or were smothered by the weight of bodies that fell on top of them.  In groups of ten, 2,800 human beings were killed between December 15 and 17, 1941.

Jewish women and girls await execution at a mass grave in Skede, Latvia. Made to strip down to underclothes as they waited, the women were told to approach the lip of the grave in groups of ten. They were there forced to strip naked, before being shot. Many did not die from the gunshot, but bled to death, or were smothered by the weight of bodies that fell on top of them. In groups of ten, 2,800 human beings were killed between December 15 and 17, 1941.

Max Epstein and his sister Malka, who were forced to undress before being executed in pits by German forces and Latvian collaborators. The photograph is part of a series of photos documenting the massacre of some 2,800 Jews from Liepaja.  Most of them were women and children. Skeden, Latvia, 15-17 December, 1941

Max Epstein and his sister Malka, who were forced to undress before being executed in pits by German forces and Latvian collaborators. The photograph is part of a series of photos documenting the massacre of some 2,800 Jews from Liepaja. Most of them were women and children. Skeden, Latvia, 15-17 December, 1941

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)

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)