Auschwitz concentration camp survivor Sam Pivnik, aged 88, poses in his home in London, United Kingdom.
At aged 14 Sam Pivnik and his family were forced marched to Auschwitz by the Nazis, along with his father and mother, sisters Chana and Handel and younger brothers Meir, Wolf and Josef, who were all murdered in the gas chambers of Auschwitz Birkenau.
Auschwitz was a network of concentration camps built and operated in occupied Poland by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Auschwitz I and nearby Auschwitz II-Birkenau was the extermination camp where an estimated 1.1 million people, mostly Jews from across Europe, were killed in gas chambers or from systematic starvation, forced labor, disease and medical experiments.
Ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous concentration camp took place on January 27, 2015.