MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
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The exhibition "Forbidden Art" at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point

10-02-2017
The exhibition entitled “Forbidden Art” (Sztuka zakazana) was opened on February 9 at the library of the U.S Military Academy in West Point. The event was organised on the occasion of the recently celebrated, 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.

Personal details of SS men from KL Auschwitz garrison accessible to the public

31-01-2017
Personal details of SS men from the SS garrison of former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz are available in the database prepared by the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) in cooperation with the Auschwitz Museum at truthaboutcamps.eu/zalogass.

Fiat - a gift for the Memorial

27-01-2017
On the day of the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Gruppo Dirigenti Fiat presented the Museum with a Fiat Ducato. The car will be used by conservators of the Memorial.

“Time”. 72nd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

27-01-2017
On January 27, more than 60 Auschwitz survivors met at the site of the former Birkenau camp to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. The central theme of the anniversary event was “Time". The President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda has assumed honorary patronage of the event.

Testimony from the darkest cards of our own history. Auschwitz Memorial Report 2016

25-01-2017
Polish-English report summarizing the year 2016 in the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum has been published. In his introduction, director Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński emphasized that Auschwitz is a timeless and universal warning to contemporary and future generations.

"Archaeology" – exhibition on the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at the Memorial and the headquarters of UNESCO

23-01-2017
The original personal items of Auschwitz victims, discovered in 1967 during archaeological works in the area of the gas chamber and crematorium III in Birkenau, will for the first time publicly presented at exhibitions in the Auschwitz Memorial and the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris. The exhibition "Archaeology" has been prepared on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz, which we will be commemorated on 27 January 2017.
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