In response to accusations of historical revisionism by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, the Polish Embassy in the UK retorted that among the six million Jews that died in the Holocaust, three million were Jews of Polish citizenship.
Polish President Andrzej Duda opening the main ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation by the Red Army of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz paid tribute to the six million Jews killed there and in other camps, ghettos and places of executions.
The remembrance of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is important or very significant for 94 percent of the Polish people, according to the results of a Kantar poll commissioned by a Jagiellonian University lecturer.
The president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), Ronald Lauder, is to deliver a speech at ceremonies marking the 75th liberation anniversary of the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, to be held at the camp's former site in southern Poland.
Author Steven E. Zipperstein says that the document which begins ‘In the darkest and most tragic hours of history and life…’ was discovered after 82 years but “there is no evidence that Chamberlain or anyone in his office discussed it or, indeed, ever even saw it.”
Appearing in a new two-part documentary to be screened on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the extermination camp’s liberation, Auschwitz Untold in Colour aims to bring the horrors of the Holocaust to contemporary audiences “so that we never ever forget the atrocities of the past.”
Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, visited on Tuesday the site of the former Nazi German Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland. Pelosi was accompanied by Polish Sejm (lower house) and Senate speakers.
There would have been no Holocaust if there had been a Polish state at the time, Deputy Foreign Minister Jarosław Sellin told a meeting of the European Jewish Association in Kraków, southern Poland.
The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday accused Poland's World War Two Home Army (AK) resistance of exterminating Jews and Ukrainians in Warsaw prior to the city's 1945 liberation by the Red Army.
Foreign Ministry, presidential and foreign embassy officials on Friday in Warsaw commemorated Raoul Wallenberg, a Budapest-posted Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust in World War Two.