View of a section of the barbed-wire fence and barracks at Auschwitz at the time of the liberation of the camp. [LCID: 11058]
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day (IHRD). Since 2005, the UN and its member states have held commemoration ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism.

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Learn more about personal experiences during the Holocaust

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Timeline of Events

Explore a timeline of events that occurred before, during, and after the Holocaust.

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Discussion Questions

How and why was the Holocaust possible?