Last week, survivors of Buchenwald concentration camp gathered at its former site to celebrate the anniversary of its liberation on April 11, 1945. Over the 8 years it was in operation, the camp held about 250,000 people, nearly a quarter of whom died.
Photographer Lisi Niesner was able to take a few poignant pictures of some of this year’s visitors…
Petro Mischtschuk, 87, Ukrainian
Victor Karpus, 88, Ukrainian
Eva Pusztai, 88, Hungarian
Jakob Silberstein, 89, Polish
Elling Kvamme, 94, Norwegian
Vasile Nussbaum, 83, Romanian