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Munich Synagogue; Destroyed

Munich Synagogue; Destroyed

Description: Munich Synagogue; Destroyed..Creator/Photographer: Unknown..Medium: Black and white photographic print . .Date: Unknown, possibly 1945..Repository: Leo Baeck Institute ( http://www.lbi.org ) . .Ri... more

King David playing the harp from BL Add 15282, f. 302

King David playing the harp from BL Add 15282, f. 302

Detail of an initial-word panel with King David playing harp in the middle flanked by a lion and a stag. Image taken from f. 302 of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch') with Targum Onkelos (ff.... more

144 Draza Mihajlovic

144 Draza Mihajlovic

Portrait of Chetnik leader Dragoljub Draza Mihajlovic.

Adolf Hitler meets Ante Pavelić.1941

Adolf Hitler meets Ante Pavelić.1941

Hrvatski: Adolf Hitler (lijevo) Susreće Antu Pavelića (desno)English: Adolf Hitler meets Ante Pavelić, leader of the Independent State of Croatia, upon his arrival at the Berghof in Bavaria, Germany, for a state visit.

Aerial photograph of the destroyed Warsaw Ghetto (cropped)

Aerial photograph of the destroyed Warsaw Ghetto (cropped)

Aerial photohraph of northern Warsaw Ghetto area (north direction on the top). In the middle German Concentration Camp in Warsaw (named KL Warschau or KZ Warschau), created in 1943 - see precise localisation of... more

Aerial photograph of the destroyed Warsaw Ghetto

Aerial photograph of the destroyed Warsaw Ghetto

Aerial photohraph of northern Warsaw Ghetto area (north direction on the top). In the middle German Concentration Camp in Warsaw (named KL Warschau or KZ Warschau), created in 1943 - see precise localisation of... more

AK-soldiers Parasol Regiment Warsaw Uprising 1944

AK-soldiers Parasol Regiment Warsaw Uprising 1944

Soldiers of Batalion Zośka of Polish Home Army during Warsaw Uprising on 5 August 1944 in Gęsiówka. The men are dressed in stolen German uniforms and armed with confiscated German weapons. From left: Wojciech O... more

Askaris im Warschauer Getto - 1943

Askaris im Warschauer Getto - 1943

Original or archival image caption, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme.German: Askaris, die mit eingesetzt warenAskaris assigned to the operationtitle QS:P1476,de:"Askaris, die mit... more

Auschwitz bombing

Auschwitz bombing

Photo taken during bombing sortie on I.G.-Farben Chemical Industries (Auschwitz III). The camp seen on the photo is Auschwitz-Birkenau (Auschwitz II). The falling 500 lbs bombs are seen on the top left of the ... more

Badges2

Badges2

Nazi concentration camp badges, translated to English.

Buchenwald American Flag 23060

Buchenwald American Flag 23060

The American flag flying at half mast in Buchenwald, Thuringia, Germany.

Buchenwald American Soldiers 73342

Buchenwald American Soldiers 73342

Three American soldiers from the 6th Armored Division pose in front of a building in the Buchenwald concentration camp. Pictured in the center is Sgt. Ezra Underhill. Ezra Underhill was a sergeant with the 6th ... more

Buchenwald Ammunition 62133

Buchenwald Ammunition 62133

American soldiers with a stockpile of German arms and ammunition at the gate to Buchenwald. The ammunition was part of a cache of arms taken from SS guards. Survivors in the background are being transported to ... more

Buchenwald Anti-Nazi Banner 73316

Buchenwald Anti-Nazi Banner 73316

An American serviceman looks at an anti-Nazi banner hanging outside a barrack in the Buchenwald concentration camp. Ezra Underhill was a sergeant with the 6th Armored Division of the United States Army. Engli... more

Buchenwald Barracks 74974

Buchenwald Barracks 74974

View of a street in the Buchenwald concentration camp lined with barracks on either side.

Buchenwald Barracks 75028

Buchenwald Barracks 75028

View of an inscription printed in large block letters on the wall of a barrack in the Buchenwald concentration camp. The inscription on the building reads, "1 May, 1933 Fascist terror reigns over Germany. 1 May... more

Buchenwald Barracks Children 74976

Buchenwald Barracks Children 74976

An American soldier looks at items on a display table inside a barracks in the Buchenwald concentration camp. "Place for children 5-15 years" is written on the side of one of the bunks.

Buchenwald Barracks Victims 74982

Buchenwald Barracks Victims 74982

Survivors lie in multi-tiered bunks in the hospital barracks in Buchenwald. The original caption reads: "Weimar, Germany...This is typical of a hospital ward in Buchenwald concentration camp, where six prisoner... more

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Bystander American Soldier

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Bystander American Soldier

An American soldier questions a civilian from a nearby town in the Berga-Elster concentration camp, a sub-camp of Buchenwald.

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Corpses

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Corpses

View of corpses discovered in a mass grave at Berga-Elster, a sub-camp of Buchenwald.

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Mass Grave American Investigators

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Mass Grave American Investigators

American investigators study corpses exhumed from a mass grave in Berga-Elster, a sub-camp of Buchenwald.

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Mass Grave American Soldiers

Buchenwald Berga-Elster Mass Grave American Soldiers

American soldiers stand near a recently exhumed mass grave in Berga-Elster, a sub-camp of Buchenwald.

Buchenwald Bombing 04756

Buchenwald Bombing 04756

An aerial photograph of Buchenwald concentration camp showing the destruction of the munitions factory and storage area of the camp by American bombers.

Buchenwald Bulletin Board 73319

Buchenwald Bulletin Board 73319

Two survivors sit outside a barrack beneath a bulletin board in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Captur SS 04748

Buchenwald Captur SS 04748

Former SS guards from Buchenwald who have been captured by American troops, march along a street with their hands behind their heads.

Buchenwald Children 06499

Buchenwald Children 06499

A group of Jewish children wave goodbye as they depart by train from the Buchenwald concentration camp. The original caption reads, "A group of Jewish children wave good bye to friends at the Buchenwald concent... more

Buchenwald Children 13060

Buchenwald Children 13060

Young survivors behind a barbed wire fence in Buchenwald concentration camp. Among those pictured is Abram Zylbersztajn (middle).

Buchenwald Children 19753

Buchenwald Children 19753

Group portrait of child survivors of the Buchenwald concentration camp. The boys are dressed in outfits made from German uniforms due to a clothing shortage. Among those pictured are first row (left to right): ... more

Buchenwald Children 26145

Buchenwald Children 26145

Children liberated at Buchenwald are examined by medical personnel. Pictured on the far right is Salek Finkelstein. The medical doctor on the left is Françoise Brauner (1911-2000). The Buchenwald children were ... more

Buchenwald Children 26149

Buchenwald Children 26149

Jewish youth liberated at Buchenwald lean out the windows of a train, as it pulls away from the station. The train, which has been marked with the phrase "Hitler kaput" [Hitler is finished], will transport the ... more

Buchenwald Children 26151

Buchenwald Children 26151

Jewish youth liberated at Buchenwald wave from the window of a train, as it pulls away from the station. The train, which has been marked with the words "KL Buchenwald," will transport the children to an OSE (O... more

Buchenwald Children 69158

Buchenwald Children 69158

Escorted by American soldiers, a transport of child survivors of Buchenwald file out of the main gate of the camp. The original caption reads, "Internees at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp near Weimar Germany... more

Buchenwald Children 82225

Buchenwald Children 82225

Three young Buchenwald survivors pose smiling for their American liberators.

Buchenwald Children 90250

Buchenwald Children 90250

Joseph Schleifstein, a four-year-old survivor of Buchenwald, sits on the running board of an UNRRA truck soon after the liberation of the camp.

Buchenwald Children Zionism 80273

Buchenwald Children Zionism 80273

Three young Jewish DPs look out of the window of their train holding a homemade Zionist flag as they depart from Buchenwald on the first leg of their journey to Palestine. The original caption reads, "These thr... more

Buchenwald Congressmen 91693

Buchenwald Congressmen 91693

Members of a U.S. Congressional committee investigating Nazi atrocities walk through a prisoner barracks in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Congressmen Crematoria 37265

Buchenwald Congressmen Crematoria 37265

American congressmen view the open ovens in the Buchenwald crematorium during an inspection of the newly liberated concentration camp. Pictured from left to right are: Senator Alben W. Barkely (D.Ky), Represent... more

Buchenwald Corpses 06670

Buchenwald Corpses 06670

A wagon is piled high with the bodies of former inmates at the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Corpses 07511

Buchenwald Corpses 07511

American soldiers view a pile of corpses found behind the crematorium in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Corpses 11472

Buchenwald Corpses 11472

A wagon loaded with corpses intended for burial.

Buchenwald Corpses 15065

Buchenwald Corpses 15065

While on an inspection tour of the newly liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp, American soldiers view the charred remains of prisoners that were burned upon a section of railroad track during the evacuation of the camp.

Buchenwald Corpses 60623

Buchenwald Corpses 60623

An American soldier stands near a wagon loaded with corpses outside the crematorium of the Buchenwald concentration camp, Germany, following its liberation.

Buchenwald Corpses 60626

Buchenwald Corpses 60626

A pile of corpses stacked outside the crematorium in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp. Lieutenant Colonel Parke O. Yingst was born in Hummelstown, PA in 1908. In 1930 he graduated from the Col... more

Buchenwald Corpses 60633

Buchenwald Corpses 60633

View of a wagon piled high with corpses outside the crematoria in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Corpses 60634

Buchenwald Corpses 60634

Survivors stack corpses outside the crematorium in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp while German civilians look on. Lieutenant Colonel Parke O. Yingst was born in Hummelstown, PA in 1908. In 1... more

Buchenwald Corpses 60638

Buchenwald Corpses 60638

Survivors stand next to a cart loaded with corpses outside the crematoria in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp. Lieutenant Colonel Parke O. Yingst was born in Hummelstown, PA in 1908. In 1930 h... more

Buchenwald Corpses 60642

Buchenwald Corpses 60642

German civilians view a wagon piled high with corpses in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp. Lieutenant Colonel Parke O. Yingst was born in Hummelstown, PA in 1908. In 1930 he graduated from the... more

Buchenwald Corpses 71518

Buchenwald Corpses 71518

American soldiers view the bodies of prisoners shot by the SS during the liberation of the camp. Some of the dead had been ordered to drop their pants before they were shot to prevent their escape.

Buchenwald Corpses 74608

Buchenwald Corpses 74608

The bodies of former prisoners are stacked outside the crematorium in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Corpses 74783

Buchenwald Corpses 74783

A wagon is piled high with the bodies of former prisoners in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Corpses 83761

Buchenwald Corpses 83761

American troops, including African-American soldiers from the Headquarters and Service Company of the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion, 8th Corps, U.S. 3rd Army, view corpses stacked behind the crematorium durin... more

Buchenwald Corpses Confrontation 60734

Buchenwald Corpses Confrontation 60734

An American soldier supervisors two German civilians who have been forced to prepare corpses for burial at the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Corpses

Buchenwald Corpses

Corpses piled up behind the crematorium in Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Crematoria 80255

Buchenwald Crematoria 80255

Crematoria ovens in Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Crematoria Signs 06494

Buchenwald Crematoria Signs 06494

A sign that hung on the wall of the crematorium in Buchenwald.

Buchenwald Czech Prisoners 13131

Buchenwald Czech Prisoners 13131

Still in their civilian clothes, newly arrived Czech prisoners, among whom is a clergyman, stand at roll call in Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Data Card 95314

Buchenwald Data Card 95314

Buchenwald Concentration Camp Prisoner Data Card for Symcho Dymant. Symcho Dymant was born February 18, 1914 in Warsaw. He was married before the war but had no children. Prior to his deportation he lived on A... more

Buchenwald Disabled Jews 13132 crop

Buchenwald Disabled Jews 13132 crop

Five disabled Jewish prisoners, photographed for propaganda purposes, who arrived in Buchenwald after "Juni-Aktion".

Buchenwald Disabled Jews 13132

Buchenwald Disabled Jews 13132

Five handicapped Jewish prisoners, photographed for propaganda purposes, who arrived in Buchenwald after Kristallnacht.

Buchenwald DP Service 09558

Buchenwald DP Service 09558

Dressed in his former concentration camp uniform, the Jewish DP child Joseph Schleifstein attends a memorial service in Buchenwald. Josef (Janek) Szlajfaztajn (later Joseph Schleifstein) is the son of Izrael a... more

Buchenwald DP Service 09559

Buchenwald DP Service 09559

Jewish DPs attend a memorial service in the Buchenwald concentration camp. The little boy in the concentration camp uniform may be Joseph Schleifstein. Josef (Janek) Szlajfaztajn (later Joseph Schleifstein) is... more

Buchenwald Eisenhower 73714

Buchenwald Eisenhower 73714

General Dwight Eisenhower and General Troy Middleton tour the newly liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp. General Troy Middleton is commanding general of the VIII Corps, Third U.S. Army.

Buchenwald Eisenhower torture demonstration 63511

Buchenwald Eisenhower torture demonstration 63511

Survivors of the Ohrdruf concentration camp demonstrate torture methods used in the camp to top ranking American generals. Among those pictured are General Dwight Eisenhower, (center), General Omar Bradley (sec... more

Buchenwald Execution 13141

Buchenwald Execution 13141

Jan Sowka awaits execution in the forest near Buchenwald concentration camp.On April 26, 1942, a Polish forced laborer, who worked at Bauern Schmidt's courtyard was beaten to the point of unconsciousness by a G... more

Buchenwald Executions 13143

Buchenwald Executions 13143

Prisoners from Buchenwald awaiting execution in the forest near the camp.On April 26, 1942, a Polish forced laborer, who worked at Bauern Schmidt's courtyard was beaten to the point of unconsciousness by a Germ... more

Buchenwald Factories 85867

Buchenwald Factories 85867

Prisoners at forced labor on the assembly line of the Gustloff Werke II munitions plant in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Fence 26592

Buchenwald Fence 26592

View of a fenced off section of the Buchenwald concentration camp soon after the liberation.

Buchenwald Forced Confrontation 60635

Buchenwald Forced Confrontation 60635

An American soldier stands guard while German civilians file past piles of corpses outside the crematorium at the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.Lieutenant Colonel Parke O. Yingst was born in Hum... more

Buchenwald Forced Confrontation 60638

Buchenwald Forced Confrontation 60638

Two German women file past piles of corpses outside the crematorium in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.Lieutenant Colonel Parke O. Yingst was born in Hummelstown, PA in 1908. In 1930 he gradua... more

Buchenwald Forced Labor Gallows 13137

Buchenwald Forced Labor Gallows 13137

SS officers supervising the building of a gallows in the forest near Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85872

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85872

Prisoners from the Buchenwald concentration camp at forced labor building the Weimar-Buchenwald railroad line.

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85877

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85877

Prisoners from the Buchenwald concentration camp at forced labor building the Weimar-Buchenwald railroad line.

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85880

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85880

Prisoners from the Buchenwald concentration camp at forced labor building the Weimar-Buchenwald railroad line.

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85884

Buchenwald Forced Labor Railroad 85884

Prisoners from the Buchenwald concentration camp at forced labor building the Weimar-Buchenwald railroad line.

Buchenwald Gallows 60628

Buchenwald Gallows 60628

View of the gallows in the Ohrdruf concentration camp. Lieutenant Colonel Parke O. Yingst was born in Hummelstown, PA in 1908. In 1930 he graduated from the Colorado School of Mines and joined the Army Corps o... more

Buchenwald Gallows Forced Labor 13138

Buchenwald Gallows Forced Labor 13138

SS officers supervising the building of a gallows in the forest near the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Gallows Forced Labor 13139

Buchenwald Gallows Forced Labor 13139

SS officers supervising the building of a gallows in the forest near the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Buchenwald Germans Forced Confrontation 09811

Buchenwald Germans Forced Confrontation 09811

German civilians, who have been forced to tour the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp, view a flatbed truck piled with corpses.

Buchenwald Graffiti 73321

Buchenwald Graffiti 73321

A survivor walks past a sign on the exterior of a barrack in the Buchenwald concentration camp describing the significance of May 1 in both the years 1933 and 1945. Ezra Underhill was a sergeant with the 6th A... more

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34558

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34558

Group portrait of SS officers in front of a barrack in the Hinzert concentration camp.

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34559

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34559

Group portrait of SS men with Camp Commander SS-Standartenführer Pister in front of a barrack in the Hinzert concentration camp.

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34560

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34560

A group of SS officers converse outside at a construction site in the Hinzert concentration camp.

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34561

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34561

A group of SS officers tour the Hinzert concentration camp.

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34562

Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34562

A group of SS officers views something on the ground in the Buchenwald concentration camp. [sub-camp Hinzert]

Buchenwald Hitler Effigy 74975

Buchenwald Hitler Effigy 74975

An American soldier poses next to an effigy of Hitler hanging in front of a barracks in the Buchenwald concentration camp. Grafitti on the side of a barracks reads "Hitler must die for Germany to live".

Buchenwald Hospital 75026

Buchenwald Hospital 75026

Survivors look out the window of the hospital barracks of the Buchenwald concentration camp. William B. Duff served in the 117th Infantry Medical Detachment as a surgical technician. He participated in the inv... more

Buchenwald Hospital 75027

Buchenwald Hospital 75027

Two emaciated survivors of the Buchenwald concentration camp pose outside the hospital barracks. The original caption reads: "Two prisoners at Buchenwald concentration camp: Both of these men weigh 80 pounds. A... more

Buchenwald Human Remains 20308

Buchenwald Human Remains 20308

American soldiers view a pile of human remains outside the crematorium in Buchenwald.

Buchenwald Human Remains 74066

Buchenwald Human Remains 74066

An exhibit of human remains and artifacts retrieved by the American Army from a pathology laboratory run by the SS in Buchenwald. These items were used as evidence of SS atrocities in the Buchenwald war crimes ... more

Buchenwald Infirmary LIberated Prisoners

Buchenwald Infirmary LIberated Prisoners

Survivors lie in multi-tiered bunks in the infirmary barracks of the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp. The original caption reads "Intolerable filth surrounds patients in "hospital" at Buchenwald c... more

Buchenwald Langenstein Germans Forced Confrontation 10109

Buchenwald Langenstein Germans Forced Confrontation 10109

German civilians are assembled before being detailed to collect and bury the victims of the Langenstein-Zwieberge concentration camp.

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10103

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10103

American medical personnel stand in front of a school that has been converted into a hospital for concentration camp survivors from Langenstein-Zwieberge. Among those pictured is Francis A. Speer (third from th... more

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10111

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10111

An American medical officer stands in front of a school that has been converted into a hospital for concentration camp survivors from Langenstein-Zwieberge.

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10112

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10112

American medical personnel stand in front of a school that has been converted into a hospital for concentration camp survivors from Langenstein-Zwieberge.

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10113

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10113

American medical personnel stand in front of two tents set up outside a school which has been converted into a hospital for concentration camp survivors from Langenstein-Zwieberge.

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10114

Buchenwald Langenstein Hospital 10114

Medical personnel stand outside a school that has been converted into a hospital for concentration camp survivors from Langenstein-Zwieberge. On the left is Cpt. Joseph Lyten, a dentist from the 8th Armored Div... more

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care 10098

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care 10098

American medical personnel evacuate Langenstein survivors to a hospital.

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care 10099

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care 10099

American medical personnel evacuate Langenstein survivors to a hospital.

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care Evacuations 10100

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care Evacuations 10100

American medical personnel evacuate Langenstein survivors to a hospital.

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care Evacuations 10101

Buchenwald Langenstein Medical Care Evacuations 10101

American medical personnel evacuate Langenstein survivors to a hospital.