Fifty thousand people visited Poland's Auschwitz Museum in March thanks to virtual online visits, the former Nazi German death camp's authorities announced on Twitter on Thursday.
The unique collection sent to WWII Polish diplomats known as the Ładoś Group who tried to save the Jews from being murdered, was acquired from a private owner in Israel thanks to the efforts of the Polish Embassy in Bern and Markus Blechner, a Polish honorary consul in Zurich.
The pictures provide invaluable evidence on life in a camp that went largely un-photographed.
A biography about Witold Pilecki, the Polish war hero who volunteered to go to the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp and then warned the world about the Nazi death machine, has been granted the Costa Book of the Year award.
Sixty percent of Poles positively assess the actions taken by President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on the international stage after Russian President Vladimir Putin verbally attacked Poland, according to a survey by IBRiS pollster.
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.
Poland's chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich has told PAP that Holocaust remembrance, a terrifying symbol of which Auschwitz-Birkenau is, must never be used for the sake of political games.
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.”
In marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we take a look at the only concentration camp in German-occupied Poland which was purely for the incarceration of Polish children.
Paintings and priceless documents, including items from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi German concentration camp, are being kept in Russian storage facilities, Monday's Rzeczpospolita daily reported.