Birkenau’s Remains


Photographs showing Birkenau as it is today.

Train tracks leading to Birkenau


The main gate to Birkenau


Fence and guard tower


Fence and guard tower

Fence and guard tower

The entrance to Birkenau

Wooden bunks in the barracks

Wooden bunks in the barracks

Wooden bunks in the barracks

Reconstructed barracks

One of a number of bunkers for guards to hide from Allied air strikes.
They were never used.
Fence along the perimeter
The remains of most of the barracks. The Nazis burned them as the Allies approached. Since everything but the chimneys were made of wood, nothing else survived.
Close up of what is left of the barracks

 


The prisoners' latrine


Train tracks leading to the gate

 


Source: Photos by Mitchell Bard. All rights reserved.