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German Death Camps

In a video posted on 27 January 2024 on the X platform by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, she and other commissioners read out the names of Holocaust victims while video captions noted their places of birth and death.

Several victims were listed as “Murdered in Auschwitz, Poland,” without noting that the notorious extermination camp was built and run by the Germans during World War II.

The IPN is launching an information campaign to emphasise that during World War II German concentration camps were located in many European countries under German occupation and millions of Jews and other nations were murdered there.

We encourage you to watch a short film about German death camps




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