Monday, January 28, 2019 at 12:00PM
Drew Wolfe

Survivors Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day On 74th Anniversary Of Auschwitz Liberation

"Former prisoners of Auschwitz gathered at the former Nazi concentration camp on the 74th anniversary of its liberation by Soviet forces."

"In the site that once housed the largest Nazi death camp, a group of survivors, politicians and foreign dignitaries marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day in a ceremony Sunday."

"'Auschwitz has shown what can happen when the worst qualities in people come to bear,' said Armin Laschet, premier of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia."

"Survivors gave testimonies and Poland's chief rabbi read out the names of all the concentration camps, where many of the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust were killed. Over a million people were killed in Auschwitz alone, most of them Jews. Poland's prime minister and the ambassadors of Israel and Russia also attended the ceremony."


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