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"Although International Holocaust Memorial Day is on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, it is a day to remember those killed not only in camps during World War II but those who lost their lives in Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur and Bosnia and Herzegovina."
The Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial is a protected site that stands as testimony of the tragedy of the Holocaust and World War II, which should be preserved for the next generations.
My fellow human beings were the ones who killed 1.1 million people, 90 percent of them Jewish, in Auschwitz-Birkenau alone.
German occupation forces set up the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp during World War Two in Oswiecim, a town around 70km from Poland's second city, Krakow, in the country's south.
The 17-year-old boys, who were on a school trip, were spotted acting suspiciously at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland and were held at the police headquarters in Oswiecim.
The wording 'Polish death camp' is inaccurate also on account of the formal decision by The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO of June 27, 2007, which changed the name of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp heritage site to: "the Auschwitz-Birkenau German Nazi concentration and extermination camp 1940-1945".
Synopsis: Compiled by Ronald Wilfred Jansen, "Anne Frank 80 Years A Memorial Tour in Current Images: Frankfurt am Main, Aachen, Amsterdam, Camp Westerbork, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen" is an impressive and timeless compendium of captioned photographs relating to Anne Frank and the Holocaust.
The announcement came as thousands of people across the country gathered on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp to remember the millions of Jews and other victims murdered by the Nazis during the Second World War.
Holocaust Memorial Day has special significance this year as it marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.
January 27th marks 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, with people from all around the UK, Europe and the world commemorating the day as part of Holocaust Memorial Day.
Each count represents a trainload of Nazi prisoners from Hungary, Germany and Czechoslovakia who were killed at Auschwitz-Birkenau between May 1944 and October 1944, the documents said.
Crematorium ovens, gas canisters and images of a gate emblazoned "Arbeit Macht Frei" instantly evoke the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in the West but many Chinese remain ignorant of the Holocaust, which for them is overshadowed by Japanese atrocities before and during World War II.