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Polish Educators at Yad Vashem

30-11-2000
Another course in the series organized by the Yad Vashem Memorial Institute in cooperation with the Museum was held in Israel from November 16 to 30. The 34 participants from Poland included two Museum staff members. Most of the group were history teachers. There were also Polish teachers, priests, and several guides from the Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial.

The Memorial Book in Warsaw. A launch at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

20-11-2000
A launch was held at the Royal Castle in Warsaw for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum's newest book, Księga Pamięci. Transporty Polaków z Warszawy do KL Auschwitz-Birkenau w latach 1940-1945 (The Memorial Book: Transports of Poles to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, 1940-1945).

A Volkswagen for the Museum. German gift

10-11-2000
Volkswagen Poznań Inc., represented by its chief executive Klaus Eberhardt, has donated a Caravelle 75/TDI to the Museum.

Does Oswiecim Have a Future? A Conference on the City's Problems

31-10-2000
A Conference on the City's Problems "This city is beginning to lose its status. It is not developing. The government and parliament could take concrete steps for the residents of Oswiecim," said Polish Senate Deputy Speaker Marcin Tyrna at a conference on the problems created for the city of Oswiecim by the proximity of the site of the German Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp.

Damages Awarded to the Maja Corporation

27-10-2000
After a court case that went on for four years in the Bielsko regional court, the Maja Corporation has been awarded damages from the Polish government for the suspension in 1996 of construction of the so-called "supermarket." The verdict can be appealed before a court in Katowice.

The Memorial Book: Transports of Poles to Auschwitz

22-10-2000
Publication of Księga Pamięci. Transporty Polaków z Warszawy do KL Auschwitz-Birkenau w latach 1940-1945 (The Memorial Book: Transports of Poles to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, 1940-1945).
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