Auschwitz: enduring testament to Nazi horrors




 
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January 24th, 2015  
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Topic: Auschwitz: enduring testament to Nazi horrors


The Auschwitz concentration camp, one of the most haunting symbols of the horrors of Nazism, is today a firm fixture on the tourist trail. Thousands of people, including many school children, visit each year to learn about the gas chambers that were part of the Nazi's "final solution". This despite the fact that from the summer of 1942 "information about the massacres of the Jews in territory occupied by the German army was complete," said French historian Georges Bensoussan. Governments at the time have been accused of turning a blind eye to the Nazi death camps.




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