OŚWIĘCIM / AUSCHWITZ
Auschwitz – Birkenau – Nazi death camps
Auschwitz has become a symbol of Nazi terror and genocide. It was created in mid-1940. The suburbs of Oswiecim, incorporated by the Nazis to the Third Reich. The immediate reason for the establishment of the camp was the growing number of mass arrests of Poles and overcrowding of the existing prisons. Lost their lives here more than 1.1 million men, women and children.
Authentic Memorial are two parts of the former concentration camp Auschwitz and Birkenau. Visit with educator help understand this unique place.
For proper look at the place that has become a symbol of the Holocaust and Nazi crimes committed against Poles, Rom and others, it is necessary to visit both parts of the former camp - both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp, inscribed on the UNESCO list in 1979., enrolled as the blackest card in the history of Poland, Europe and World.