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noun as in death camp

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The question really is not whether the football players knew what Auschwitz was.

In an open letter to the team, a state lawmaker who played football in high school and college pointed to a 2020 survey that found 35 percent of Massachusetts residents under the age of 40 were uncertain about the meaning of Auschwitz.

The book drew on interviews with Rena Kornreich, who was on that first transport from Slovakia, detailing the experiences she and her sister Danka had at Auschwitz.

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At first, the female Auschwitz survivors I’ve interviewed said they’d never heard of any such thing.

Eventually, however, after I returned to the question several times via different topics, a few women admitted to hearing that a handful mothers who arrived in Auschwitz with small children did indeed try to hide to save their own lives.

At age 15, Martin Greenfield was sent to Auschwitz by the Nazis and separated from his family forever.

And you say that Auschwitz, that experience, would tell people who they were.

One of the memorable phrases in the novel is the idea that Auschwitz gives you a picture of your soul.

Even in the Pac Man arcades — perhaps especially there — he was ruminating about Auschwitz.

Nothing seemed so right then as to wrap myself in the Israeli flag marching between Auschwitz and Birkenau.

Politics after Auschwitz was not meant to become yet another instance of pettifogging.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Auschwitz, such as: death factory, extermination camp, and killing fields.

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