KRAKOW, Poland (AFP) – The United States plans to contribute 15 million dollars to help preserve the Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday in Krakow. Clinton made the announcement of the planned grant to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation in a speech at a museum opened recently in the Krakow factory where, during World War II, German businessman Oskar Schindler saved the lives of some 1,200 Jews by employing them as workers.The US grant “illustrates the significance of the Auschwitz-Birkenau site, helps commemorate the … victims who perished there, and demonstrates America’s commitment to Holocaust education, remembrance and research,” the US State Department said in a statement.