Auschwitz

  • Holocaust victims mourned at Auschwitz and beyond January 27, 2013

    Warsaw (Poland): Holocaust survivors, politicians, religious leaders and others are marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day with solemn prayers and the now oft-repeated warnings to never let such horrors happen again. Events took place at sites including Auschwitz-Birkenau on Sunday, the former death camp where Hitler's Germany killed at least 1.1...
  • Hitler protected Jew who was WW I hero: Report July 7, 2012

    Berlin: A Jewish World War I veteran was allegedly spared - for a while, at least - from Nazi persecution thanks to a letter that claimed Adolf Hitler wanted him protected, a German Jewish newspaper reported. The Nazi leader ordered the genocide of all Europe's Jews but apparently wanted Ernst Hess,...
  • Nazi-era prisoners' message found in bottle April 28, 2009

    Moscow: Construction workers at a Nazi-era concentration camp in southern Poland have found a bottle containing a message by some of the prisoners. Auschwitz camp was the largest of the concentration camps established in Nazi-occupied Poland during WWII. About 11 lakh people, mainly European Jews, are believed to have been murdered...