Today all over the world remember the victims of the Holocaust

Today all over the world remember the victims of the Holocaust

Presently, 27 Jan around the world, from Washington to Jerusalem, remember the victims Holocaust’s the number of which has approximately 6 million Jews and several million other people, including Soviet prisoners, poles, Gypsies, homosexual men and disabled people who were killed during the period of Nazi Germany. Some researchers suggest that the true number of deaths more than 20 million.

International day of commemoration of Holocaust victims scheduled for the day of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. This day ordinary people, remember the fallen and the horrors inflicted by the Nazis in Europe, as world leaders condemn the violence caused by religious and ethnic affiliation.

Today all over the world remember the victims of the Holocaust
The rails leading to Auschwitz

Donald Trump offered his respects to the victims of the Holocaust, referring to the world in a presidential message issued by the White house on Friday.

«Our nation is in debt to the surviving victims of the Holocaust. Despite the trauma that they carry with them, they continue to educate us by sharing their experience, strength, wisdom, and generosity of spirit to promote human rights. Despite the fact that they are aging and their number is slowly declining, their stories stay with us, which gives us the power to fight intolerance, including anti-Semitism and all other forms of bigotry and discrimination.»

His speech trump concluded with a promise that he will never allow something comparable with the Holocaust happen in today’s world.

First lady Melania Trump visited on a Thursday Holocaust memorial Museum in Washington. She later wrote on Twitter that the visit was «a powerful and moving tour, which does not allow to forget about the millions of innocent lives».

Today all over the world remember the victims of the Holocaust
Prisoners in Auschwitz during liberation.

The scale of the tragedy of the Holocaust can hardly be overestimated: two out of every three Jews in Europe were killed. In the period between 1939 and 1945, life was broken up about 11 million people and most of them died in the death camps such as Auschwitz, located in Nazi-occupied Poland. About 1.1 million of them were children.

Today all over the world remember the victims of the Holocaust
The inscription «Work makes you free» over the gates at Auschwitz.

The Nazis made their victims to concentration camps where they forced prisoners to hard labor, usually aimed at military needs of Germany. The most objectionable were sent to the death camps where they killed everyone who did not fit into their worldview.

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