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Researchers learn previously unknown identities of Auschwitz prisoners; Ed Wight; Daily Mail

Researchers searched over 160,000 documents concerning the fate of around 30,000 men and women held in the camp where over 1 million people were murdered by the Nazis.

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Auschwitz: Where Work Once Set You Free. But Only Upon Death; Eric MacKenzie Lamb; The St Kitts Nevis Observer

Usually, Eric MacKenzie Lamb’s travel pieces feature destinations which consist of a combination of stunning natural beauty, an off the beaten track location, as well as things to do and see- all of which, one hopes, leaves readers with a positive sense from learning  at least something they hadn’t known before.

Source: AUSCHWITZ: WHERE WORK ONCE SET YOU FREE. BUT ONLY UPON DEATH. – The St Kitts Nevis Observer

Liberation of Auschwitz: where is the Nazi concentration camp – and who liberated it during the Holocaust?; Matt Brooks; Scotsman

Auschwitz’s victims and their families are remembered on Holocaust Memorial Day…

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Can Auschwitz Be Saved?; Andrew Curry; Smithsonian Magazine

Liberated in 1945, the Nazi concentration camp is one of Eastern Europe’s most visited sites—and most fragile…

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75 years ago, Auschwitz was liberated – here’s how the world is remembering; PJ Grisar; Forward

From art installations to lectures, here are some ways to remember on January 27.

Source: 75 years ago, Auschwitz was liberated – here’s how the world is remembering

Auschwitz: the evolution of a death camp and Holocaust memorial; Heike Mund; Deutsche Welle

Poland – Auschwitz Birkenau German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)

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Aerial video of Auschwitz-Birkenau; BBC

BBC drone video from January 2015 shows what remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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Chilling reminder of Holocaust; Antonia Chiam; Borneo Post

IT was a rainy autumn afternoon when the coach bus entered into Oswiecim, some 311km from the Polish capital of Warsaw. The bus was heading towards the town’s most notorious landmark. Antonia Chiam wes entering Auschwitz Concentration Camp and as the bus pulled in at the main reception building, she felt a deep sense of gloom. The rain did not help to lighten the mood.

Source: Chilling reminder of Holocaust – Borneo Post Online

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