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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Auschwitz Museum publications available in the form of e-books

15-10-2020
Approximately 70 titles issued by the Auschwitz Museum are now available as e-books. These include the most popular ones, such as memoirs of witnesses, as well as popular science studies and educational books.

Inauguration of the national Auschwitz-Birkenau Institute in Spain

09-10-2020
On 6 October in Logroño, in the autonomous community of La Rioja, the establishment of the National Institute of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Spain was officially announced, which will support the activities of the Auschwitz Museum Diplomacy of Remembrance in the country.

Memoria Magazine 36 (09/2020)

30-09-2020
'Memoria' is an online magazine dedicated to the history of Auschwitz, the Holocaust as well as memory and education around the world.

Little shoe and suitcase. The story of Amos Steinberg continues.

30-09-2020
In July, we informed about a very emotional discovery in one of the children’s shoes. A handmade inscription was found in it bearing the name of the child to which it belonged - Amos Steinberg. Following further detailed research in the Collections, it turned out that there was a suitcase at the Memorial, which most likely belonged to the boy’s father. We also obtained more information from the family of Amos.

14. Session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council.

24-09-2020
The 14th session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council took place on 16 September in Warsaw. The main task of the Foundation is to finance the conservation of the authentic remains of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.

“Polish Legation in Bern. The unspoken history” - first monograph about the group led by Aleksander Ładoś

11-09-2020
“The Polish legation in Bern. The unspoken history” is a new publication that describes the activities of the so-called “Łados group” - a group of Polish diplomats from the war times, who along with activists of Jewish organisations attempted to save the Jews endangered by the Holocaust. Ładoś and his crew forged Latin American documents, smuggled people through the territory of France Vichy, took care of Jewish refugees, and in the last phase of the war assisted Jewish organisations in their attempts to buy out Jews from the Nazis.