The Holocaust

A period in history in which 11 million people died at the hands of untamed hatred.
ramirezbundydahmer:


On September 16 and September 22, 1941, the Nazis rounded up all of the Jews in the town of Vinnitsa, Ukraine, and executed them. Pictured here in this famous photograph we see a man, kneeling before a pit filled with bodies, about to be shot by a German soldier. This photograph was found among a German soldier’s photo album, and on the back was written the title “The Last Jew of Vinnitsa”. A Wehrmacht officer who observed the slaughter described it in all its horror. The people were told to show up at the already dug pit for a “census”. They were then forced to disrobe and turn in all their belongings. A row of naked people were then lined up along the pit, and mowed down by German soldiers using pistols. The next group would be ordered to shovel quicklime onto the still-writhing bodies in the pit, then repeat the process of undressing, turning over their valuables, and being shot – until each and every one of them joined their families and neighbors in the pit. All 28,000 Jews from Vinnitsa were killed in this manner.



ramirezbundydahmer:


On September 16 and September 22, 1941, the Nazis rounded up all of the Jews in the town of Vinnitsa, Ukraine, and executed them. Pictured here in this famous photograph we see a man, kneeling before a pit filled with bodies, about to be shot by a German soldier. This photograph was found among a German soldier’s photo album, and on the back was written the title “The Last Jew of Vinnitsa”. A Wehrmacht officer who observed the slaughter described it in all its horror. The people were told to show up at the already dug pit for a “census”. They were then forced to disrobe and turn in all their belongings. A row of naked people were then lined up along the pit, and mowed down by German soldiers using pistols. The next group would be ordered to shovel quicklime onto the still-writhing bodies in the pit, then repeat the process of undressing, turning over their valuables, and being shot – until each and every one of them joined their families and neighbors in the pit. All 28,000 Jews from Vinnitsa were killed in this manner.



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everything-ww2:

Shoes of Holocaust victims.

There are approximately 25,000 pairs of shoes within the pile- a representation of the number of people who were murdered at Auschwitz every day in the gas chambers.  

(www.jewwatch.com)

everything-ww2:

Shoes of Holocaust victims.

There are approximately 25,000 pairs of shoes within the pile- a representation of the number of people who were murdered at Auschwitz every day in the gas chambers.

(www.jewwatch.com)

myfriendsandiaregettinghigh:

Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day. Hitler was his best man and can be seen behind him in a trench coat and top hat.

myfriendsandiaregettinghigh:

Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day. Hitler was his best man and can be seen behind him in a trench coat and top hat.

axisandally:

Hitler with members of the SA and Hitler Youth at the SA headquarters in Munich.

axisandally:

Hitler with members of the SA and Hitler Youth at the SA headquarters in Munich.

Arbeit Macht FreiWork makes you FREE

Arbeit Macht Frei

Work makes you FREE

The only stable emotion is hate.

Adolf Hitler, 1926 (via fuhrer-brasileiro)

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everything-ww2:

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” -Anne Frank

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overthewaterfall:

Auschwitz 1 and Auschwitz Birkenau

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