They are old and they are few, but they came from far and wide – back to the place where they were supposed to die. Auschwitz survivors joined dignitaries to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp in Poland.
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors have joined delegates from world governments at the Auschwitz concentration camp on the 75th anniversary of its liberation. Jewish groups urged Germany to do more to combat anti-Semitism.
Among anti-Semitic books available on the site is one written by a Nazi convicted of crimes against humanity. The museum called it 'hateful, virulently anti-Semitic Nazi propaganda.'
Naftali Fürst survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Today the 88-year-old is speaking German again: "I do my duty: I tell the story." Seventy-five years after Auschwitz was liberated, he met Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Topf & Sons helped make the Holocaust possible by building incinerators for Nazi concentration camps. After the war, the owners saw themselves as victims, with only one family member standing up to take responsibility.
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