Infographic: Auschwitz by the Numbers.  Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Infographic: Auschwitz remembered - National

Infographic: Auschwitz by the Numbers. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

the main gate of the auschwitz birkenau camp .. even more terrifying at night ...

the main gate of the auschwitz birkenau camp .. even more terrifying at night ...

Haunting, Auschwich, never to forget. If you ever want to get me going, just say that this was all a hoax.

Haunting, Auschwich, never to forget. If you ever want to get me going, just say that this was all a hoax.

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today. More than a million people - most of them Jewish - were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz-Birkenau during World War II.

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today. More than a million people - most of them Jewish - were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz-Birkenau during World War II.

Today in WW2 history 1/25/40 - Oswiecim or Auschwitz Poland was chosen as a concentration camp site.

Today in WW2 history 1/25/40 - Oswiecim or Auschwitz Poland was chosen as a concentration camp site.

Auschwitz. They had to sleep here.  Crammed in so tightly that if one needed to turn over, they all had to turn.

Auschwitz. They had to sleep here. Crammed in so tightly that if one needed to turn over, they all had to turn.

Block 5. Spectacles that belonged to Jews deported to Auschwitz for extermination.

Block 5. Spectacles that belonged to Jews deported to Auschwitz for extermination.

A washroom in Block 11--the "Death Block." Here condemned prisoners were made to undress before being shot.

A washroom in Block 11--the "Death Block." Here condemned prisoners were made to undress before being shot.

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