Auschwitz a short history of the largest mass murder site As survivors prepare to visit on the th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, here is a brief history of the largest mass murder at a single site Auschwitz, Nazi death camp Auschwitz Birkenau became the killing centre where the largest numbers of European Jews were killed during the Holocaust.After an experimental gassing there in September of malnourished and ill prisoners, mass murder became a daily routine. Auschwitz concentration camp The Auschwitz concentration camp Konzentrationslager Auschwitz was a complex of over concentration and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany in Rudolf Hoess, Death Dealer of Auschwitz Rudolf Franz Hoess was born in and joined the SS in In he was attached to the SS at Dachau, on August , , he was adjutant of Sachsenhausen concentration camp until his appointment as Kommandant of to the newly built camp at Auschwitz early , located nearby the provincial Polish town of Oshwiecim in Galacia. Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation AIPR observes January , as the th International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum The Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum Polish Pa stwowe Muzeum Auschwitz Birkenau w O wi cimiu Teren Niemiecki zabrany Polsce is a memorial and museum in O wi cim German Auschwitz , Poland, which includes the German Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau It is devoted to the memory of the victims who died at both camps during World War II. Faces of Auschwitz New photos capture Hitler s horrors in The horrors inflicted inside Adolf Hitler s concentration camps are well known, but a novel photography project has released a fresh batch of images that shine new light on the people behind the gates of Auschwitz. The Selection at Auschwitz Time Jan , Seventy years ago today, Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp in German occupied southern Poland where, from on, Auschwitz Tour From Krakow Auschwitz is a symbol of terror Auschwitz is a symbol of terror, genocide and the Holocaust It was established by the Nazis in in the suburbs of the city of Why wasn t Auschwitz bombed Britannica Apr , The question Why wasn t Auschwitz bombed is not only historical It is also a moral question emblematic of the Allied response to the plight of the Jews during the Holocaust.Moreover, it is a question that has been posed to a series of presidents of the United States.