Holocaust Pictures

A Large Collection of Holocaust Pictures

A large collection of pictures of the Holocaust, including pictures of the concentration camps, death camps, prisoners, children, ghettos, displaced persons, Einsatzgruppen (mobile killing squads), Hitler, and other Nazi officials.

Concentration and Death Camps

View of the entrance to the main camp of Auschwitz, with sign that says Arbeit Macht Frei.
View of the entrance to the main camp of Auschwitz (Auschwitz I). The gate bears the motto "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work makes one free). Picture courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.
  • Auschwitz
  • Belzec
  • Bergen-Belsen
  • Buchenwald
  • Chelmno
  • Dachau
  • Ebensee
  • Flossenbürg
  • Gurs
  • Gusen
  • Majdanek
  • Mauthausen
  • Neuengamme
  • Plaszow
  • Ravensbrück
  • Rivesaltes
  • Sachsenhausen
  • Stutthof
  • Theresienstadt
  • Trzebnia (sub-camp of Auschwitz)
  • Vught
  • Westerbork

Camp Prisoners

Picture of former prisoners of Buchenwald staring out from the wooden bunks.
Former prisoners of the "little camp" in Buchenwald stare out from the wooden bunks in which they slept three to a "bed." Elie Wiesel is pictured in the second row of bunks, seventh from the left, next to the vertical beam. Picture from the National Archives, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.
  • Registration, Shaving, and Disinfection
  • Roll Call
  • In Barracks
  • Standing & Sitting Outside
  • In Hospital Barracks
  • With Food
  • Experiments
  • In Death

Children

Six-year old Anna and three-year Jon Klein, the children of Aladar Klein. Both perished in Auschwitz. Picture from the Arie Klein Collection, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.
  • Children in the Holocaust

Displaced Persons

A family of Jewish DPs poses with their newborn at a circumcision ceremony at Zeilsheim DP camp.
A family of Jewish DPs poses with their newborn at a circumcision ceremony at the Zeilsheim displaced persons' camp. Picture from the Alice Lev Collection, courtesy of the USHMM Photo Archives.

Einsatzgruppen

A member of Einsatzgruppe D prepares to shoot a Ukrainian Jew kneeling on the edge of a mass grave.
German soldiers of the Waffen-SS and the Reich Labor Service look on as a member of Einsatzgruppe D prepares to shoot a Ukrainian Jew kneeling on the edge of a mass grave filled with corpses. Picture from the Library of Congress, courtesy of the USHMM Photo Archives.

Ghettos

Forced to relocate to the Krakow Ghetto, Jews move their belongings in horse-drawn wagons.
Forced to relocate to the Krakow Ghetto, Jews move their belongings in horse-drawn wagons. Picture courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.

Ghetto Life

Close-up of a child working at a machine in a Kovno Ghetto workshop.
Close-up of a child working at a machine in a Kovno Ghetto workshop. Picture from the George Kadish Collection, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.

Nazi Officials

Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler. Picture courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.