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Auschwitz concentration camp facts

Auschwitz concentration camp facts There is lot of things about World War II that we know in general. We know some details about Holocaust, we know who was Adolf Hitler and that we decided to build concentration camps. But how much we really know about Auschwitz? Read this article to learn about history. Question nr 1 – how big was auschwitz? The concentration camp at Auschwitz had a total camp area of 40 square kilometers with a surrounding radius of five kilometers for isolation. To help you understand the size of the camp imagine, that Auschwitz was more than...

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True Auschwitz survivors stories

True Auschwitz survivors stories Nowadays we know what happened inside camp. Nowadays we hear the true Auschwitz survivors stories, we can watch the movies about them and read the books. The survivors keep talking loud to spread the truth. Unfortunately not everyone had the chance to speak.. Because not everyone survived. Auschwitz concentration camp is a grave for billions of people. They can’t speak about the truth. But the ones which survived can. And they speak out and share the story of their lifes. What happened in concentration camps? Life inside the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi camp wasn’t easy. All the...

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Trips to Auschwitz from Kraków

Trips to Auschwitz from Kraków Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp gives the chance to alter the way to perceive the World War II. Traveling to southern Poland is the best way to reach this goal. The most comfortable option is to manage the trip to Auschwitz from Kraków – placed 65 km far away from Auschwitz, second biggest city in Poland. Where is Auschwitz? For the Nazi Germans Auschwitz had a perfect location. The place lies in Poland, at the center crossroads of many polish cities, but far away enough from people’s eyes and it was incorporated into the Third...

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Auschwitz today

Auschwitz today If you are wondering, how Auschwitz looks like today,we encourage you to read this article. Auschwitz history is full of pain. Today it’s very important to remember about those people, who died in concentration camps. To spread the history, after over 70 years of Auschwitz liberation it’s possible to entry the camp again to see the Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau former German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp in Oświęcim. This place is impossible to ignore. History In 1946 the Ministry of Culture and Art sent a group of ex-prisoners to Oświęcim to set up museum there. They...

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Liberation of Auschwitz

Liberation of Auschwitz “They expected the worst, not the unthinkable” Charlotte Delbo The prisoners left behind in the camp hoped to regain their freedom. Everyday they prayed and waited for help. This help came to Auschwitz on January 27, 1945 when Red Army soldiers entered Oświęcim. Read this article to know more about the last day of terror and the first day of freedom for the Auschwitz prisoners. Liberation of concentration camps As soldiers of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front advanced across Europe at the end of the Second World War, they came across concentration camps....

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