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Old 01-27-2013, 09:08   #1
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27 January - International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day - 27 January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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“So I was hiding out in the heap of dead bodies because in the last week when the crematoria didn’t function at all, the bodies were just building up higher and higher. So there I was at nighttime, in the daytime I was roaming around in the camp, and this is where I actually survived, January 27, I was one of the very first, Birkenau was one of the very first camps being liberated. This was my, my survival chance.”
—Bart Stern

http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/focus/auschwitz/
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:56   #2
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"First they came for the communists, but I didn't speak out, because I was not a communist. Then they came for the Jews....and then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me."

Martin Niemoller from Crisis ans Leviathan
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