The Auschwitz Album Yad Vashem
Jews undergoing the selection process on the Birkenau arrival platform known as the "ramp". The people in the background are on their way to Crematorium II. The selection process began immediately after the Jews were taken off the deportation trains. During a selection, women and men considered "fit for work" were sent for slave labor. The rest of the people were sent to their deaths in the gas chambers. Jews undergoing the selection process on the Birkenau arrival platform known as the "ramp". The people in the background are on their way to Crematorium II Elderly men waiting at the entrance to sector BII of the camp, apparently before they were to be taken to the gas chambers. In this area, those who were selected for death were marched towards Crematoria IV and V. Jews undergoing the selection process on the Birkenau arrival platform known as the "ramp". A number of veteran inmates can be seen assisting the new arrivals. Veteran inmates were forced by the SS to stand on the "ramp" to ensure an "orderly" selection process. Jews undergoing the selection process on the Birkenau arrival platform known as the "ramp". The people in the background are on their way to Crematorium II

Jews undergoing the selection process on the Birkenau arrival platform known as the "ramp". The people in the background are on their way to Crematorium II. The selection process began immediately after the Jews were taken off the deportation trains. During a selection, women and men considered "fit for work" were sent for slave labor. The rest of the people were sent to their deaths in the gas chambers.


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