Holocaust survivors have returned to Auschwitz, Nazi Germany’s most infamous death camp, to take part in commemorations marking the 77th anniversary of its liberation.
A 29-year-old Dutch woman was slapped with a fine on Sunday for giving a Nazi salute while posing for a photo in front of the gates to Auschwitz.
Entitled ‘Women working for the SS’ the project tells the shocking story of how the 200-plus women were able to take part in the largest recorded mass murder in history during the day and then return home, relax and have fun with SS men after work.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, took to Facebook to lash out against far-right MPs who referenced the infamous gate of Auschwitz to protest against Covid-19 passes.
Saul Dreier and Ruby Sosnowicz are not typical men. In 2014, approaching their tenth decade, they took the age-defying decision to set up a Klezmer ensemble so they could “sing for the 6 million who died” and spread a message of peace and love.
The theme park in Zator, southern Poland, was ranked number 8, ahead of Milan Cathedral and Camp Nou football stadium in Barcelona in 9th and 10th position and just behind the Almalfi Coast in Italy on 7th.
The Austrian president has stated at the site of the former Auschwitz Nazi German death camp that it is the duty of the Austrian people to remember the victims and to remind the world that perpetrators were also part of Austrian society.
Deported to the camp on 27 April 1942, Stefania Łącka “reached the peaks of heroism" trying to support and save others from death.
Killed on this day in 1944, Kocjan played a vital role in demystifying Nazi wonder weapons and is credited with saving London from further destruction.
The haul of 383 ID cards and three insurgent passes is more than twice as many as the entire collection that the museum has built up over several decades, with museum sources saying the batch may be worth as much as one million złotys. But the identity of the donor remains a mystery.