Holocaust Remembrance Day - Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day - Auschwitz-Birkenau
Piotr Cywinski, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, lays a wreath at the crematorium furnace during ceremonies marking the 64th anniversary of the liberation of former Nazi death camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland. In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly declared Jan. 27 to be International Holocaust Remembrance Day. (Jacek Bednarczyk / European Pressphoto Agency)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Serbia
Eva Djordjevic, who last saw her father at the Topovske Supe concentration camp in Belgrade, Serbia, takes part in a remembrance ceremony there to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day. (Srdjan Ilic / Associated Press)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Friedrichstrasse
A fresh flower decorates a memorial, near Berlin’s Friedrichstrasse railway station, to Jews who perished in the Holocaust. (John MacDougall / AFP / Getty Images)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Buchenwald
The Holocaust was remembered Tuesday at Buchenwald, a German concentration camp. Since 1996, Germany has commemorated victims of Nazism on Jan. 27, the day in 1945 when Soviet soldiers liberated Auschwitz. (Martin Schutt / European Pressphoto Agency)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Buchenwald
A barbed-wire fence is covered with hoarfrost at Buchenwald. (Martin Schutt / European Pressphoto Agency)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Buchenwald
Visitors to Buchenwald camp in Germany lay flowers on a memorial stone in honor of those who died there. (Martin Schutt / EPA)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Auschwitz
A ceremony is held at Auschwitz on the 64th anniversary of the liberation of the former Nazi death camp. (Jacek Bednarczyk / European Pressphoto Agency)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Auschwitz
Former concentration-camp prisoners attended the Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies at Auschwitz . (Jacek Bednarczyk / European Pressphoto Agency)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Sachsenhausen concentration camp
Helga Luther, a survivor of the women’s concentration camp Ravensbrueck, attends a mourning ceremony at the memorial site at Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Oranienburg, Germany. (Bernd Settnik / European Pressphoto Agency)
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Serbia
Miroslav Grinvald, left, was among those on hand for the remembrance ceremony at Topovske Supe Nazi concentration camp in Belgrade. (Srdjan Ilic / Associated Press)
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