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Thousands At Auschwitz For Yearly Holocaust Memorial Event

Location: Oswiecim, Poland
April 24, 2017

Participants of 26th ? March of the Living ? at the former Nazi concentration death camp Auschwitz I in Oswiecim, Poland, 24 April 2017. A few thousand people, mostly Jewish and Polish youth, will cross the three-kilometer ?death road? between the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz I to Auschwitz II ? Birkenau in Oswiecim, to honour Holocaust victims. Over 1.1 million people, mostly Jews, lost their lives in Auschwitz death camps during the World War II. On Holocaust Remembrance Day 24 April Israel remembers the 6-million Jews who were exterminated at the hands of the Nazis during World War II.

Credit: EPA

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