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Leo Haas, Transport Arrival, 1942 (Credit: Credit: Yad Vashem/ Gift of the Prague Committee for Documentation)

Art from the Holocaust: The stories behind the images

Leo Haas, Transport Arrival, 1942 (Credit: Credit: Yad Vashem/ Gift of the Prague Committee for Documentation)

Nightmare: The curators of the exhibition praised the works as demonstrating the strength of the human spirit against adversity. Pictured, the artwork 'The Funeral' by Leo Haas, which he drew while an inmate at the Theresienstadt ghetto

Art created in hell of Nazi Germany by Jewish victims who burned in it

Nightmare: The curators of the exhibition praised the works as demonstrating the strength of the human spirit against adversity. Pictured, the artwork 'The Funeral' by Leo Haas, which he drew while an inmate at the Theresienstadt ghetto

Leo Haas: A View of the Terezin Ghetto

Leo Haas: A View of the Terezin Ghetto

Living culture in the ghetto, Leo Haas. Plate made in 1942, printed 1945-46. (21.5 x 28 cm Drypoint and aquatin). In creating these works which depict the true reality of Theresienstadt, Haas risked his life. After the war he retrieved more than 400 drawings from Theresienstadt that he had hidden away in various hiding places.

Leo haas: Living culture in the ghetto, Plate made in printed (Drypoint and aquatin)

"Tommy" was drawn by the Czech artist Bedrich Fritta as a present for his son Thomas on his third birthday

Tommy was drawn by the Czech artist Bedrich Fritta as a present for his son Thomas on his third birthday

Warsaw, Postwar, The discovery of Emanuel Ringelblum's archives, in a bunker in the ghetto area. The documentation of life in Warsaw Ghetto

Warsaw, Postwar, The discovery of Emanuel Ringelblum's archives, in a bunker in the ghetto area. The documentation of life in Warsaw Ghetto

Vladka Meed, Who Infiltrated Warsaw Ghetto, Dies at 90 - NYTimes.com

Vladka Meed, Who Infiltrated Warsaw Ghetto, Dies at 90

Meed, with her flawless Polish and Aryan good looks, was able to smuggle pistols, gasoline for firebombs and even dynamite to the Jewish fighters inside the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II.

Vladka Meed, Who Infiltrated Warsaw Ghetto, Dies at 90 - NYTimes.com

Vladka Meed, Who Infiltrated Warsaw Ghetto, Dies at 90

Vladka Meed, Who Infiltrated Warsaw Ghetto, Dies at 90 - NYTimes.com

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