Shocking Photos From The Liberation Of Auschwitz23.8k views
Seventy years ago, on January 27, 1945 the Soviet Army arrived at the Nazi's largest concentration camp at Auschwitz, and liberated its surviving prisoners. Between 1 and 1.5 million Jews perished at the camp in World War ll.
Here are some of the chilling images of what the Red Army found when its soldiers liberated Auschwitz. Warning: Many of the images are very disturbing.
The Auschwitz Gate
The entrance gate to Auschwitz concentration camp. The words above read, "Arbeit macht frei," meaning, "Work makes you free."