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The ramp in Auschwitz-Birkenau, May 1944.
This photograph, part of the Auschwitz Album, was used as evidence in the Frankfurt trial. On the far right, you see Stefan Baretzki, a defendant in the trial, who was convicted partially because this photograph proves that he staffed the ramp.
Walking to a ceremony; from left to right: Dr. Carl Clauberg, Dr. Enno Lolling, Karl Höcker (behind), Richard Baer, Dr. Eduard Wirths, Karl Bischoff (behind Wirths on the right) Rudolf Höss, and Karl Möckel.
Page from Karl Höcker's album, with the caption "Yuletime, 1944." The photographs show Karl Höcker lighting the candles on the Yule tree. 1944.
Richard Baer, Dr. Josef Mengele, and Rudolf Höss.
From Karl Höcker's photograph album, which includes both documentation of official visits and ceremonies at Auschwitz as well as more personal photographs depicting the many social activities that he and other members of the Auschwitz camp staff enjoyed. These rare images show Nazis singing, hunting, and even trimming a Christmas tree. They provide a chilling contrast to the photographs of thousands of Hungarian Jews deported to Auschwitz at the same time.
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