Liberation of Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz by Soviet Army

The camp became a major site of the Nazis’ Final Solution to the Jewish Question, where more than one million Jews, Poles, Romani and Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) were exterminated, many in gas chambers. 

January 27, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch
LIBERATION OF AUSCHWITZ by RED ARMY

On January 27, 1945, the Soviet 322nd Rifle Division liberated the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz. The camp was located in Poland, which was occupied by the Nazi Germany during the World War II. The camp became a major site of the Nazis’ Final Solution to the Jewish Question, where more than one million Jews, Poles, Romani and Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) were exterminated, many in gas chambers.

Since 2005, January 27 is commemorated  as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

 

 

 

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