26 Jan 2013

27th January - Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is commemorated on 27th January each year throughout the world.

The 27th of January was chosen as it is the anniversary of the day in 1945 on which the Soviet Army liberated the largest Nazi concentration camp - Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland
Further info from Yad Vasham and the Council of Christian and Jews. Other links and resources HERE.

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