On Jan. 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz -- a sprawling complex containing 48 labor and extermination camps where more than 1 million people were killed during the Holocaust.
By Larisa Epatko
Candle lightings and memorial visits marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, 2012. That day in 1945 Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz labor and extermination complex.
In 1942, a Nazi crew arrived in Warsaw, Poland to begin filming in the Jewish ghetto, just months before its razing and the deportation of its terrorized inhabitants. In her new movie, "A Film Unfinished," Israeli filmmaker Yael Hersonski attempts…
By News Desk
More than 40 nations met a year ago in Prague to discuss restitution for Holocaust victims' stolen property. A year later, the countries met again and signed guidelines on how to return the looted assets.
Robert Satloff, director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, talks to Jeffrey Brown about "Among the Righteous," his eight-year project to document the stories of Arabs helping Jews during the Holocaust and the forthcoming PBS documentary based on…
In other news, the U.S. and Russia moved closer to reaching a new deal on nuclear arms control, and Democrats blocked a potential GOP filibuster of the Senate health bill.
Germany has the third largest contingent of forces in Afghanistan, yet among a population still haunted by World War II a deep-rooted anti-war sentiment persists. Margaret Warner reports.
A new book by writer Francine Prose called "Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife" asks how much we really know about Frank and her famous work, and wonders what more the talented young writer could have produced if…
Demonstrators clashed in the streets of Tehran Friday in renewed protest of the results of June's election. The protests came amid a day of anti-Israel rallies, which President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used to once again deny the Holocaust. ITN reports.
An 88-year-old known for expressing violently anti-Semitic views opened fire inside the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, killing a guard before being wounded by other guards.
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