Series: Liberation of Nazi Camps: Encountering and Documenting Atrocities
Browse a series of articles related to the Allied liberation of Nazi camps in 1944–1945. As troops moved across Europe against Nazi Germany in 1944 and 1945, they encountered concentration camps, mass graves, and other sites of Nazi crimes. Liberators confronted unspeakable conditions in the Nazi camps, where piles of corpses lay unburied. Only after the liberation of these camps was the full scope of Nazi horrors exposed to the world.