Other Victims

A chart of prisoner markings used in German concentration camps. A chart of prisoner markings used in German concentration camps. Source: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of KZ Gedenkstaette Dachau.

The Nazis planned the total removal of Jews from Europe, but there were other groups that they also despised and treated with contempt, including Sinti-Roma (gypsies), the handicapped, Jehovah's Witnesses and homosexuals.

 

Romani - by Sarah Saaroni

Item from the display

Romani - by Sarah Saaroni
Clay, 2005

Melbourne Holocaust survivor Sarah Saaroni was commissioned by the local Romani community to create this sculpture.

Source: JHC, courtesy of the Romani Association of Australia

The Nazis planned the total removal of Jews from Europe, but there were other groups that they also despised and treated with contempt, including Sinti-Roma (gypsies), the handicapped, Jehovah’s Witnesses and homosexuals.