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68th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

27th January 2013 marked 68 years since the liberation of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz. The President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, assumed honorary patronage over the anniversary ceremony.

The event was attended by the former prisoners and liberators of Auschwitz, representatives of the governments and parliaments of Poland and Russia, ambassadors and diplomats from over 20 countries, representatives of the clergy, regional authorities, local governments, institutions and civil society organisations, as well as all those who wished to honour the memory of the victims of Nazi Germany.

via Auschwitz-Birkenau – 68th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

January 27, 2013 - Posted by | Auschwitz | , , ,

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