Oswiecim (dpa) - Exactly 75 years after the liberation of the German concentration camp Auschwitz, the atrocities are commemorated there and the dead are commemorated. Delegations from around 50 countries and numerous survivors in Poland are expected to attend the memorial event. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will participate as well as the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. In Auschwitz alone, the National Socialists killed more than a million people, mostly Jews. Throughout the Shoah, they murdered around six million people of Jewish faith across Europe.
History: Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp
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