The Auschwitz Album: Story of a Death Factory: Hitler's "Final Solution of the Jewish Question" Sent Millions to Extermination in This Installation's Gas Chambers and Crematoriums
ON THE DAY U.S. forces liberated Dora-Mittlebau concentration camp, a prisoner named Lili Jacob--ill with typhus and searching for some warm clothes--came upon a photo album hidden in an SS barracks cupboard. When she opened it, she discovered pictures depicting the arrival of a transport of Hungarian Jews at the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp. To Jacob's horror and amazement, images of her family, friends, and herself were included in the album. She had been a prisoner at Auschwitz from May to December of 1944 before being transferred to Dora-Mittlebau in 1945. In 1980, Jacob donated the album detailing "The Death Factory" to Yad Vashem, The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority in Israel. The photographs have been reassembled, restored, and duplicated for this exhibition. …
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Publication information: Article title: The Auschwitz Album: Story of a Death Factory: Hitler's "Final Solution of the Jewish Question" Sent Millions to Extermination in This Installation's Gas Chambers and Crematoriums. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: USA TODAY. Volume: 134. Issue: 2730 Publication date: March 2006. Page number: 28+. © 2009 Society for the Advancement of Education. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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