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The voices of Auschwitz - The 70th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious Nazi concentration camp could mark the last major commemoration for many Holocaust survivors – To read 1/23/15 Washington Post article, click http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/world/2015/01/23/with-fewer-voices-auschwitz-survivors-speak/?sf7099698=1

So much worse than Auschwitz: “People not very different from us murdered other people not very different from us at close quarters”

In January 2007 a photo album marked "Auschwitz: 21 June 1944" was made public. It revealed astonishing clues as to how the Nazi extermination team enjoyed a life that they ruthlessly denied their victims. #Auchswitz

In January 2007 a photo album marked "Auschwitz: 21 June was made public. It revealed astonishing clues as to how the Nazi extermination team enjoyed a life that they ruthlessly denied their victims.

Maria Szapszewicz dies at 90; Holocaust survivor told her tale to prevent new atrocities. To read 10/27/12 Post-Dispatch article, click http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/maria-szapszewicz-dies-at-holocaust-survivor-told-her-tale-to/article_b783665f-b089-529e-a610-8876ac221040.html?print=true=print

Maria Szapszewicz dies at 90; Holocaust survivor told her tale to prevent new atrocities. To read 10/27/12 Post-Dispatch article, click http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/maria-szapszewicz-dies-at-holocaust-survivor-told-her-tale-to/article_b783665f-b089-529e-a610-8876ac221040.html?print=true=print

Female survivors in the barracks at the camp.  Hundreds of prisoners were housed in the crowded quarters.

Auschwitz "showers" offend some visitors to the former Nazi camp

Women survisors are pictured in the barracks at Auschwitz in Poland in January Photo taken by a Russian photographer shortly after the liberation of the camp.

NUMBER FOUR ON SWC'S "MOST WANTED" LIST ARRESTED IN GERMANY – To read 5/6/13 Simon Wiesenthal Center article, click http://www.wiesenthal.com/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=lsKWLbPJLnF=4441467=13119921 - To read ABC News article, click http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/germany-man-worked-auschwitz-arrested-19117546

Number Four on SWC's "Most Wanted" List Arrested in Germany

AFP/Getty Images A picture taken in January 1945 depicts the Auschwitz concentration camp gate and railways after its liberation by Soviet troops

Auschwitz and Its Soviet Liberators

On the anniversary of the entry of the Red Army to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, let us share two completely different takes on what happened on January 1945 -- a day as bitterly cold as today.

'There is terrible hunger in the ghetto; people are trying to scrape by on 9 ounces of bread per day. they are collapsing in the streets from exhaustion..' The diary of Heinek (Hersz) Fogel was written in the Lodz Ghetto during the Holocaust After miraculously surviving Auschwitz& other concentration camps, Hersz returned to Lodz where he retrieved the diary…

'There is terrible hunger in the ghetto; people are trying to scrape by on 9 ounces of bread per day. they are collapsing in the streets from exhaustion..' The diary of Heinek (Hersz) Fogel was written in the Lodz Ghetto during the Holocaust After miraculously surviving Auschwitz& other concentration camps, Hersz returned to Lodz where he retrieved the diary…

Hermann Wilhelm Göring

Hermann Wilhelm Göring (or Goering; 12 January 1893 – 15 October was a German politician, military leader, and leading .

Yad Vashem at the UN – For information on the UN-sanctioned International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, as well as and the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, click http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=ac4480c7-504d-4653-b55a-939dce93581e&c=f7b29480-40de-11e3-a12e-d4ae52900e00&ch=f9b9d630-40de-11e3-a1b3-d4ae52900e00

Yad Vashem at the UN – For information on the UN-sanctioned International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, as well as and the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, click http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=ac4480c7-504d-4653-b55a-939dce93581e&c=f7b29480-40de-11e3-a12e-d4ae52900e00&ch=f9b9d630-40de-11e3-a1b3-d4ae52900e00

Scheveningen prison The Hague - Where Corrie, Betsie and their father were held after their arrests.

Scheveningen prison The Hague - Where Corrie, Betsie and their father were held after their arrests.

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