Text wrtitten by Carol Elias, photos copyright: Carol Elias
“The guardianship of the Holocaust is being passed on to us. The second generation is the hinge generation in which received, transferred knowledge of events is transmuted; into history, or into myth.” (Hoffman 2004, xv)
On 20 January 1942, 15 senior officials of Nazi Germany met in Berlin. The leader of the meeting was Reinhard Heydrich which was one of the most influential SS officers in Germany. The purpose of this conference was to ensure all administrative leaders about implementing of the “Final Solution (die Endlösung) to the Jewish Question”.
On 27 January, on the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau German Nazi concentration camp, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated. A special spot was prepared for this occasion.
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