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French senators at the Auschwitz Memorial

25-05-2015
On May 25, the President of the French Senate Gérard Larcher, together with a group of several dozen members of the French upper house of parliament visited the Auschwitz Museum and Memorial.

67th anniversary of the death of Cavalry Captain Witold Pilecki

25-05-2015
67th anniversary of the death of Cavalry Captain Witold Pilecki

Polish military resistance movement at Auschwitz. New exhibition in the Google Cultural Institute.

22-05-2015
The history of the military resistance movement organized by Polish political prisoners in the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz is presented by a new exhibition created by the Museum at the Google Cultural Institute.

Publications of the Auschwitz Museum in Turin

21-05-2015
The publishing house of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum presented their multi-language publications at the International Book Fair in Turin, one of the most important cultural events in Italy, attended by over a thousand publishers.

"Train of 1,000" at the Auschwitz Memorial

08-05-2015
On the 7 and 8 May, one thousand young Europeans visited the Auschwitz Memorial Site and Museum. They came to Poland as part of the special project “Train of 1,000.” The journey from Brussels to Auschwitz was organized to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and the end of World War II.

70th Anniversary of Liberation in Media Converage

06-05-2015
Media activities connected with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of KL Auschwitz, which fell on January 27 2015, were summarized in the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. Nearly 300 former prisoners from Poland and many other countries of the world were the most important participants of the commemorative event. The representatives of Polish authorities as well as the leaders of over 50 countries and international organizations listened to the words of the witnesses.
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