The project will see 8,000 shoes – most of which belonged to children – undergo a state-of-the-art conservation process aimed at slowing down their decay.
VIDEO: Having engineered his own arrest so that he would be imprisoned in the camp, Pilecki’s escape was one of the most important, if not the most important, of all the nearly 1,000 escapes undertaken by Auschwitz prisoners.
As the world pays tribute to those who died in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Auschwitz Museum has hit out against 'Holocaust tourists' who take inappropriate photos at the site of the former Nazi-German extermination camp.
Using the social media platform to teach young people who don’t want to read books, Tova Friedman said: “Here they are, listening.”
In this episode of The Debrief, we hear about plans to make a film based on the life of the Midwife of Auschwitz, Stanisława Leszczyńska.
Survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau have gathered to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp in the final months of World War Two.
The Polish-English book “Auschwitz Bauleitung. Designing a Death Camp” sets out in shocking detail how the full potential of German technology and industry took part in building the death apparatus that claimed the lives of 1.3 million victims.
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The museum said that social media posts claiming to show anti-Russian stickers placed around the site of the former WWII German death camp were fake and a ‘manipulation.’
As part of a global ranking of most visited locations, the software giant released the data to coincide with its launch 15 years ago.