Between 1933 and millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who survived to help find their families.
In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today.
Corpses lie in one of the open railcars of the death train. The death train consisted of nearly forty cars containing the bodies of between two and three thousand prisoners transported to in the last days of the Dachau, Germany, April
Liberated prisoners killing German guards at Dachau, early May 1945 [640x471]
Two liberated Dachau prisoners are killing an SS guard with a shovel. In the background, other SS guards, shot outright by US troops, lie along a wall. The execution drew an official inquiry that was allegedly quashed by General Eisenhower personally.