Two Hungarian sportsmen from the city of Komárom visit Auschwitz- Birkenau, the largest German Nazi concentration and extermination camp in Poland. Here an estimated 1.1 million people were killed between 1940 and 1945.
The image was taken on 3th of May 2008 in Auschwitz.
This image was part of the World Press Photo awards – Arts and Entertainment, first prize stories 2009.
From the book: World War Two Today
Original: middle format negative film on Rolleiflex GX
Print technique: archival pigment print, unmounted, unframed
Paper size: 50*50cm edition of 25
Paper size: 100*100cm edition of 10