Almost 70 years after the liberation of the largest Nazi-era concentration camp, Poland’s Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum has brought an Auschwitz exhibition to China for the first time to give Shanghai residents a clear understanding of the horrors of the “death camp”. Along with 30 display boards illustrating acts of brutality committed by Nazi soldiers came Jewish people’s thanks to Shanghai for its offer of refuge to Jews fleeing Nazi persecution in the 1930s.  A group of youths are among the thousands participating in the “March of the Living” at the site of former Nazi death camp Auschwitz, in Poland on April 19. Provided to China Daily “This is what would happen to Jews who weren’t lucky like those saved by the people of Shanghai during World War II,” said Miroslaw Obstarczyk, curator of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum’s exhibition department. Auschwitz, built after the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939, was the largeSst of Adolf Hitler’s concentration camps. It included three main camps and 45 satellite camps. Rudolf Hoss, the death camp’s first commandant, testified after the war at the Nuremberg trials that up to 3 million people died there.
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