IN PICS: The Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camps

The iconic image of the Auschwitz - Birkenau concentration camps.

3 Replies to “IN PICS: The Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camps”

  1. It looks almost normal in pictures. How was it being there in person? I went to the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC a few years ago and it was a very difficult experience for me.

    1. asmalltowngirl says: Reply

      I did break down. It is disturbing. And haunts for a very long time. There is a wave of emotions that I dealt with. From being sorry to angry to being in disbelief.

      1. I am sure everybody who visits has a similar reaction. It’s difficult to remain unaffected in a place like that. I am glad you went though. It’s heartbreaking but also important. It’s imperative that we never forget this piece of history.

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