Historical pictures and documents
Picture taken after the libeation.
Inside a brick barrack
Author: Stanisław Mucha (1945)
Inside of brick barrack at Sector BI in KL Auschwitz II-Birkenau.
Birkenau — aerial view
A frame from the "Chronic of liberation on KL Auschwitz" made by Soviet army cameramen.
The gate in Birkenau
Author: Stanisław Mucha
The unloading ramp and the main gate called the "Gate of Death.
A fragment of Sector BII with wooden barracks right after finishing the building.
Birkenau aerial photo — summer 1944
The picture was taken by the Allies. This is Auschwitz II-Birkenau in summer of 1944. On the left the smoke is clearly visible. It comes from burning pits next to crematory V, where Germans burned bodies of murdered Jews.
Building of food warehouses
Prisoners of KL Auschwitz building food warehouses.