Photo Gallery: The Excavation of Sobibór
Claus Hecking
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Photo Gallery: The Excavation of Sobibór

A Voice for the Dead Recovering the Lost History of Sobibór

Henchman with the Nazi SS sought to cover up the mass murder that occurred at the Sobibór concentration camp in eastern Poland. Archeologists recently uncovered the site's hidden gas chambers and important artifacts that shed light on the victims.
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Archeologist Yoram Haimi examines bone fragments in the grass at the site of the Sobibór gas chambers.

Archeologist Yoram Haimi examines bone fragments in the grass at the site of the Sobibór gas chambers.

Claus Hecking
A map of the Sobibór death camp created by the archeologists

A map of the Sobibór death camp created by the archeologists

Claus Hecking
An aerial view of the site of the gas chambers

An aerial view of the site of the gas chambers

Piotr Bakun/Stiftung Polnisch-Deutsche Aussöhnung
Lea Judith de la Penha's metal nametag

Lea Judith de la Penha's metal nametag

Wojciech Mazurek