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Wednesday photo: Sachsenhausen and Gusen concentration camps

This is a somber but also celebratory post. This week 66 years ago was the week of many concentration camp liberations in Europe. KZ Sachsenhausen, in Oranienburg, Germany, was freed a few weeks earlier on April 21, 1945. This gate … Continue reading

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Holocaust remembrance at Mauthausen

May 5 is the anniversary of the liberation of Mauthausen, a concentration camp in Austria. On May 5, 1945, the American military arrived at the camp, setting the prisoners free. Each year there is a remembrance and liberation celebration for … Continue reading

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