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News

“People of Good Will” Exhibition at the Book Gallery

25-03-2014
The Auschwitz Museum exhibition “People of Good Will” is presented in front of the Library in Oświęcim. It shows portraits of some of the citizens of Oświęcim and other towns nearby who helped prisoners of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.

Seminar for educators from Poland and Czech Republic is completed

18-03-2014
The seminar „Auschwitz —History and Symbolism” organized by International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust with cooperation with Terezin Memorial Site is now completed.

Vice-President of the Republic of South Africa visiting the Memorial

17-03-2014
Kgalema Motlanthe, Vice-President of the Republic of South Africa, visited the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum on March 15. It was a part of his official visit to Poland. The guest was welcomed by Anna Skrzypińska, Deputy director of the Museum.

Stamps for tattooing prisoners discovered

11-03-2014
Stamps for tattooing prisoners discovered Metal stamps used for tattooing Auschwitz prisoners entered the collection of the Auschwitz Museum. The German Nazi concentration and extermination camp was the only one where prisoner camp numbers were tattooed.

Virtual community of remembrance. Over 100,000 people use Auschwitz Memorial page on Facebook.

04-02-2014
More than 100 thousand internet users use the Auschwitz Memorial page on Facebook. Thanks to that, information about the history of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp, but also the daily work of the Auschwitz Memorial, reaches many people from all over the world in several languages.

Auschwitz from A to Z. New publication of the Museum

31-01-2014
A new publication entitled Auschwitz from A to Z. An Illustrated History is an encyclopedia-like, richly illustrated compendium of knowledge about the history of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.
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