MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Symbolic railroad car ‒ memorial

19-04-2010
A memorial in the form of a railroad car has been unveiled next to the ramp, or unloading platform, at the site of the Nazi German Auschwitz II-Birkenau concentration camp and extermination center. It is dedicated to the memory of the more than 400 thousand Hungarian Jews deported to Auschwitz by the Nazis between May and July 1944.

19 March of the Living – to the Memory of Children

14-04-2010
Several thousand young Jews from all over the world and a group of Polish young people took part on the nineteenth March of the Living at the site of the Auschwitz camp. This year, the March was dedicated to the one-and-a-half million children killed in the Shoah.

Fairy Tales from Auschwitz

08-03-2010
Fairy Tales from Auschwitz was the title of an educational session held in the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and Holocaust.

Histories full of hope

20-02-2010
Participants in the Plenary Assembly of the European Conferences of Major Superiors, associated in the Union of the European Conferences of Major Superiors, visited the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum.

65. aniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

02-02-2010
On January 27, 2010, 65 years passed since the liberation of the Nazi German Auschwitz Concentration and Extermination Camp.

Papal Anniversary

30-09-2009
On June 7, 1979, during his first pilgrimage to Poland, Pope John Paul II visited the site of the Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. To mark the 30th anniversary of the event, High Mass was celebrated at the Church of Our Lady Queen of Poland in Brzezinka.
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