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The man who stumbled on HELL: His place in history has never been revealed. But a published memoir by an SAS officer recounts how he uncovered the horrors of Belsen. Lieutenant John Randall thought iron gates led to a grand country house. Then he saw figures, dressed in rags, shuffling from a hut. Trying not to retch at the smell, Randall addressed the prisoners. Afterwards he noticed the emaciated corpses locked in hideous embraces. The camp contained 50,000 prisoners, most of all near…

The man who stumbled on HELL

GRAPHIC CONTENT: In 1945 Lt John Randall thought the gates led to a grand country house, instead he was hit by the smell of death and the sight of emaciated bodies.

Pregnant woman and child's remains. Holocaust victims.

Skeleton of a woman and foetus/baby who both died during the mother's pregnancy

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Tina Strobos, famous woman of the Dutch resistance who sheltered more than 100 Jews during the Holocaust, passed away at the age of 91. She risked her own life for total strangers. She found ingenious ways to forge travel documents. She let carpenters build hidden rooms in her own house. She was arrested multiple times and survived all the interrogations. Her house was searched multiple times.   she said, “ I just believed in the sacredness of life.”

Tina Strobos, Dutch student who rescued 100 Jews during the Holocaust, dies at 91

Tina Strobos, a Dutch student who rescued 100 Jews during the Holocaust, dies at 91.

The corpses of two children at Bergen-Belsen.  Anne Frank, along with her family, was deported to Bergen-Belsen just weeks before the liberation of her hometown of Amsterdam.  She and her family, with the exception of her father, died of Typhus soon after their arrival at the camp.

The corpses of two children at Bergen-Belsen. Anne Frank, along with her family, was deported to Bergen-Belsen just weeks before the liberation of her hometown of Amsterdam. She and her family, with the exception of her father, died of Typhus soon after their arrival at the camp.

2 year old Michiel Adriaan Belifante sadly killed in Auschwitz on October 25, 1944.

Michiel Adriaan Belifante (1942-1944) - Find A...

2 years old

Prisoners at the newly liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 1945

The Most Iconic Photographs of All Time - LIFE

Experience LIFE's visual record of the 20th century by exploring the most iconic photographs from one of the most famous private photo collections in the world.

Sylviane Amar age 11 from Sevran, France was sadly murdered in Auschwitz on September 4, 1943.

The man who stumbled on HELL

The man who stumbled on HELL

GRAPHIC CONTENT: In 1945 Lt John Randall thought the gates led to a grand country house, instead he was hit by the smell of death and the sight of emaciated bodies.

SS Guards draging victims into a mass grave. (CC wk 16, 17, 21)

SS Guards draging victims into a mass grave. (CC wk 16, 17, 21)

Jewish survivors of the Nazi concentration camps in Europe still wear the signs of their ordeal on their tattered clothing at the new immigrants' reception camp November 4, 1944 at Atlit, during the British Mandate of Palestine.

Dramatic Pictures From The Early Days Of Israel

65 years of statehood as of today.

Anet Klain was only 4 when she was sadly killed in a mass murder during her imprisonment at the Lodz ghetto in Poland in 1943

Anet Klain

Anet was only 4 when she was sadly killed in a mass murder during her imprisonment at the Lodz ghetto in Poland in 1943.

Cristian Avram was sadly killed in Auschwitz death camp in 1944 at age 4

Cristian Avram was sadly killed in Auschwitz death camp in 1944 at age 4