The T-shirt, which shows a skull and crossbones alongside the ‘Camp Auschwitz’ slogan, was listed for sale on Etsy’s marketplace and is similar to one worn by a rioter who stormed the Capitol in Washington D.C. last week.
The Auschwitz Museum in southern Poland will remain closed to visitors until January 31 owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the museum announced on Tuesday.
Written by a Dutch Jew, the letter detailed the murder of his family at the Sobibór death camp.
It’s hoped that the state-of-the-art exhibition will raise awareness of this largely forgotten Nazi killing facility once Covid restrictions are lifted.
WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES: Seventy-eight years ago this week, Germans carried out one of the most shocking, depraved and grotesque incidents of the Holocaust: they took away all the children aged under 10 in the Łódź Ghetto and murdered them.
The Germans planned to turn Auschwitz into a model Nazi town, and in doing so planted trees.
"We are honouring the fallen in this unequal fight and paying homage to all Holocaust victims," the Polish prime minister wrote in a letter read out during observances of the 77th anniversary of a prisoner revolt at the Treblinka Nazi death camp on Sunday.
On the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German Stutthof concentration camp on Saturday, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Deputy PM and Culture Minister Piotr Gliński, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and his German counterpart Heiko Maas honoured its victims.
After surviving German anti-partisan operations and Majdanek, Aleksandra Barysawa was sent to Auschwitz with her mother.
In the darkest recesses of Hitler’s hellish concentration camp system, four young Polish Girl Guides were desperate for the world to know about the barbaric experiments that were being carried out on them.