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 oftrepeated warnings to never let such horrors happen again. Events took place at sites including AuschwitzBirkenau 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...