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The full catalogue of the Auschwitz Museum Library is now available online at www.auschwitz.org. The multilingual collection of books is one of the largest covering the history of the Nazi German Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. The collection is constantly updated with new publications.
„Auschwitz — History — Civic Education” is a multidimensional educational project addressed to correction officers and other employees of the Prison Service as well as to the prison inmates. In the educational process carried out in penitentiaries teaching about what happened in Auschwitz serves in particular the history of Auschwitz and the memory of those who suffered or died there, but it also shows what contempt and hatred can lead to.
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.
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 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.
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