Thirteen holocaust survivors share their deeply personal stories of the harrowing experiences they faced while in the largest German Nazi concentration camp and extermination center, Auschwitz. Every video features intimate interviews where survivors share their stories of heartbreak, horror and hope. All interviews are from the HISTORY special Auschwitz Untold.
This special depicts the chilling story of the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jews by combining newly colorized footage from the Holocaust and rare, first person interviews with survivors. Find out more.
'After Auschwitz, the human condition is no longer the same. After Auschwitz, nothing will ever be the same.' — Elie Wiesel.
Estimates suggest that Nazis murdered 85% of the people sent to Auschwitz. Here are the stories of three who survived.
How many were killed, how many children were sent to the site and the numbers of people who attempted to escape are among the facts that reveal the scale of crimes committed at Auschwitz.
In the winter of 1945, the Nazis tried to destroy the evidence of the Holocaust.
Stanislawa Leszczyńska was instructed to murder babies, but refused. She is a candidate for sainthood in the Catholic church.
The Sonderkommando participated in the Nazi killing machine—and made sure the world knew what happened at Auschwitz.
January 27, 1945. This week, we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, one of Nazi Germany's largest concentration and extermination camps. Auschwitz has since become a symbol for the Holocaust itself, but what did liberation actually mean for its survivors- and is the full story being forgotten? Available wherever you listen to podcasts.