"It was just by luck, by pure chance, that we were not driven in these cattle trucks to the extermination camp, Treblinka. But instead, we were herded in that pit of hell called Majdanek concentration camp."Ella Blumenthal
Bernhard Storch, a soldier in the Soviet Army during World War II, describes what he saw as he and his fellow soldiers liberated the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944. Video produced by USC Shoah Foundation and available at Facing History & Ourselves.
The State Museum at Majdanek commemorates the hundreds of thousands of people killed at the camp.Continue