German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday morning arrived at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz in south Poland as the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation marks its 10th anniversary.
The tasteless decorations showing scenes from the extermination camp where over 1 million people were murdered, and posted alongside festive scenes from other parts of Europe, all cost around 50 PLN.
Poland's Foreign Ministry, on its Twitter account on Thursday, thanked Netflix Polska for the quick reaction on its documentary series about a notorious guard at the Nazi-German Treblinka death camp.
In a statement, the network said it would “make it clearer that the extermination and concentration camps in Poland were built and operated by the German Nazi regime who invaded the country and occupied it from 1939-1945.”
In a letter to the company’s CEO Reed Hastings, the PM scolded the network’s recent documentary series The Devil Next Door for “obfuscating historical facts” including a map which “falsely places several German Nazi concentration camps within modern-day Poland’s borders.”
Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the junior ruling coalition partner Agreement, on Sunday expressed criticism of a Netflix documentary series which they say presents untrue information about Poland's history during WWII.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Monday commemorated Nazi Germany's World War II Aktion Erntefest, which saw the mass shooting of over 18,000 Jews at the Majdanek concentration camp in Lublin, eastern Poland.
The find was the result of a hunt by the Institute of National Remembrance for victims of Nazi terror.
On the 76th anniversary of her death at Auschwitz-Birkenau on October 23, 1943, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the mysterious case of Franceska Mann.
According to prosecutors, 93-year-old Bruno Dey was a “cog in the murderous machine” and is guilty of complicity in the murder of 5230 of the camp’s victims.