Distributor Cap NY has an absolutely excellent summary of the holocaust. It begins thusly:
64 years ago today - January 27, 1945 - the 322nd Rifle Division of the Red Army marched into an almost deserted outpost of the Nazis in Southern Poland and found 7,000 starving, sick and emaciated prisoners. What they also found was hundreds of thousands garments, suits, pairs of shoes, suitcases, eyeglasses, hairbrushes, and family pictures. They also were standing on the grounds of where somewhere between 1,500,000 and 3,000,000 people were systematically put to death for no reason other than the Nazis said they should be.
Please read the entire post (with photos) here.