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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Enormous tent lit up over Auschwitz gate


Polish born Holocaust survivor Halina Birenbaum, seen on top screen, speaks in a tent raised at the entrance of the Birkenau Nazi death camp (Picture: AP Photo//Czarek Sokolowski)Around 300 Holocaust survivors have gathered with world leaders under an enormous tent over the gate and railroad tracks that marked the last journey for more than a million people murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The commemorations, marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, were tinged with a sense of melancholy over the fact that it is expected to be the last major anniversary that a significant number of survivors will …read more

Source: Metro

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