IN PICS: The Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camps

The iconic image of the Auschwitz - Birkenau concentration camps.

70 years later: The Auschwitz-Birkenau Concetration Camps

The barbed wires with electricity running through them during the World War II period of 1940 to 1945.

And nothing was wasted. Everyone who was headed to the concentration camps was tricked into believing that they were being relocated to the likes of Disneyland. They were asked to carry only valuables with them. Once imprisoned, their luggage was sorted and found its way back to Germany. Jewellery, currency, gold tooth, shoes, glasses, walking sticks. […]