• Isaac Simon

Soviets Liberate Auschwitz - Intl. Holocaust Remembrance Day

On This Day in Jewish History: January 27th, 1945



#onthisday, 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Monowitz was liberated by Soviet troops. 15 years ago, the UN set this day as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In Israel, the day set to remember the Holocaust is Yom HaShoa, Nissan 27, since this was the day that the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising began.


Swipe to learn more about Auschwitz and the importance to remember the horrors of the Holocaust on all days, not just today.


At the same time, its important to remember that the Holocaust did not start in Auschwitz, it ended there.


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Sources & Further Readings:

https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/auschwitz-1 https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/auschwitz Danuta Czech (Auschwitz 1940–1945, Volume V, Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, See the chapter "Cerium" in Levi's book The Periodic Table

Gutman, Yisrael (1998) [1994]. "Auschwitz—An Overview" p. 16

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