auschwitz auschwitz  /ˈɔʃ wɪts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II

News

  1. Auschwitz exhibition to be opened by Netanyahu

    OSWIECIM, Poland - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday was to open a new exhibit at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp, focused on Jewish prewar life and a book of 4.2 million names of those murdered in the Holocaust.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

  2. Israel's PM opens historic exhibit at Auschwitz

    OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Standing in front of a former prisoner block at the infamous Auschwitz death camp, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the world Thursday of not doing enough to stop the Holocaust and said Israel can only rely on itself to prevent such a tragedy from ever happening again.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Auschwitz Holocaust Exhibition to Be Opened by Netanyahu

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will tomorrow open a new exhibit at the Auschwitz- Birkenau Nazi death camp, focused both on Jewish prewar life and a book of 4.2 million names of those murdered in the Holocaust.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "Sixty-three years after the liberation of Auschwitz, we must continue to educate ourselves about the lessons of the Holocaust, and honor those whose lives were taken as a result of a totalitarian ideology that embraced a national policy of violent...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: President Bush Source: RTT News

  2. "I had an uncle who was part of the first American troops to go into Auschwitz and liberate the concentration camps. The story in our family was that when he came home, he just went up into the attic and he didn't leave the house for six...
    on May 27, 2004 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsday

  3. Baron Cohen says studying a major historian of the Third Reich, Ian Kershaw, whose quote, "The path to Auschwitz was paved with indifference" got him thinking. "I know it's not very funny being a comedian talking about the Holocaust, but I...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Sacha Baron Cohen Source: People Magazine

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