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27/01/1945 The Russian Army liberated Auschwitz death camp

Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of German Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Poland. The prisoners were liberated on 27 January 1945, a day now commemorated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.


  • Essentials 

  • History 

  • Command and control 

  • Life in the camps 

  • Selection and extermination process 

  • Escapes, resistance, and the Allies' knowledge of the camps 

  • Legacy