Wednesday, January 27, 2016

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Nazi slogan "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) is pictured over the gates of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration and extermination campKacper Pempel/Reuters

More than a million people died in Auschwitz

By Rob Broomby

 That picture is from a column I did in 2010, and it is a stark reminder to us all of the terrible price paid by millions of children during the Holocaust of WW2.   Go refresh your memory 

Go read one of my precvious columns here.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: 10 reasons it's essential we never forget this uniquely evil event

By Mark Piggott
27 January 2016

A large group of Jews, escorted by soldiers of the SS, are taken to a concentration camp before the eyes of the crowd at the roadside.Getty Images
On 27 January 2016, Britain marks the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the Nazi death camps. Overall, six million Jews were murdered in a systematic attempt to erase all traces of the Jewish race from Europe. Now, as Europe is once more contending with millions of migrants fleeing war and persecution, we must heed the lessons of the Holocaust, or Shoah, more than ever....

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