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January 27: Commemorating the Holocaust Posted by on Jan 27, 2022

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is an important day in history. A großer Tag der Trauer (day of great sadness). On this day, 77 years ago, die Rote Armee (Red Army) liberated the Konzentrationslager (concentration camp) Auschwitz-Birkenau. Nothing could have prepared the Russian soldiers for what they found there. They liberated some 7000 ausgehungerte Überlebende (starved survivors), and found unimaginable amounts of remains of one of…

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