Monday, April 28, 2014

The Holocaust Remembrance Day

Nazi soldiers rounded up Jews and kept them in different concentration camps in several countries of Europe for later extermination
Jews kept in crowded wooden-bunks before killing them by poisonous gas and other deadly means. This photo is from Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany.
Many of the Jews were starved like this in different camps. This photo is from the Mauthausen Concentration Camp in Austria.
Photos courtesy: Different websites

Today, April 28, was the Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day, Jews in Israel remember six million Jews systematically exterminated by Adolf Hitler-led Nazis of Germany and their collaborators in about a dozen countries in Europe during the German occupation. 

Although presently some people disagree with the exact number of six million Jews killed during the Second World War, but their number would be in several millions. This systematic mass murder, called the Holocaust, of Jewish babies to the old, was, no doubt, a grave crime against humanity.

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