#Auschwitz

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Far Right Protesters Gather at Auschwitz During Annual Camp Liberation Commemoration

Far right ONR (National Radical Camp) activists walk past the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate at the former Nazi German concentration …

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Reconstructed Auschwitz prisoner text details ′unimaginable′ suffering | Germany | DW | 09.10.2017

A newly reconstructed document written in 1944 by a Greek Jewish prisoner at Auschwitz tells of misery "the human mind can not imagine." The text was discovered buried in the ground at the Nazi extermination camp.

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Court convicts Auschwitz guard, 94, as accessory to murder

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant was found guilty Friday of 170,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to five years in prison for serving as an Auschwitz guard, in a verdict that survivors from the Nazi death camp hailed as a long overdue victor

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Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today - 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops.

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'Auschwitz book-keeper' Oskar Groening sentenced to four years - BBC News

A German court convicts a 94-year-old former guard at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz of being an accessory to the murder of at least 300,000 Jews.

Politics | Malfeasance

Obama Leaves Holocaust Memorial Off His Schedule

Yesterday, President Obama was in India and took the time to toss rose petals on a monument memorializing Mahatma Gandhi. 

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The White House Needs a Refresher Course on World War II History

Read into this what you will, but President Obama is building an impressive list of gaffes and protocol lapses related to Poland, World War II, and the Holocaust. During his campaign, Obama mixed up which concentration camp his uncle had liberated: it was

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Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories | World news | The Guardian

Tuesday 27 January is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. Six survivors, some of whom will be returning to the site for the last time, tell Kate Connolly their stories

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On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Holocaust survivors and world leaders are preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet Red Army, but Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be among those present.