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Flowers and candles are placed on the monument of the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau during the marking of the 67th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust, in Auschwitz Birkenau January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)

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Holocaust Memorials Around The World

This year’s UK Holocaust Memorial Day is also the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. We take a look at a selection of Holocaust memorials from around t...

A lone flower tribute lays on a memorial stone in front of the crematorium during the international Holocaust remembrance day in the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, central Germany, Friday, Jan 27, 2012. More than 250,000 people were held captive in the camp between 1937 and 1945, and more than 50,000 of them died during that time. January 27 1945 the Soviet army liberated the largest Nazi death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland, where more than 1 million prisoners…

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One in five young Germans has no idea that Auschwitz was a Nazi death camp, a poll released Wednesday showed, two days ahead of Holocaust memorial day. (AFP Photo/Janek Skarzynski) Italian Senate President Renato Schifani holds a white rose during the international Holocaust remembrance day in the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, central Germany, Friday, Jan 27, 2012. More than 250,000 people were held captive in the camp between 1937 and 1945, and more than 50,000…

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March of the Living 2013. More than 10 thousand people, mostly young Jews from all around the world as well as Polish youth participated in the 22nd March of the Living organized on the Holocaust Memorial Day.

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from Scrapbookpages Blog

International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27th (updated)

Child survivors who were liberated at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945 | https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2011/01/09/international-holocaust-memorial-day-on-jan-27th/

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Holocaust commemorations mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation - as it happened

Updates on Holocaust Memorial Day as events take place across Europe to commemorate 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz from the Nazis