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Mass grave found at Nazi concentration camp

A mass grave has been detected at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany. The mass grave measures 16m by 4m (52ft by 13ft), and is believed to be the final resting place of Dutch Resistance activist Jan Verschure. It was found using testimonies from ex-inmates of the camp, who were interviewed by

10,000 shoes belonging to Holocaust victims destroyed in fire

A fire that swept through the Nazi death camp of Majdanek has destroyed more than half of a barrack that houses 10,000 shoes belonging to victims of the Holocaust. In Israel, the director of the Yad Vashem museum, Avner Shalev expressed sorrow that the historic site and valuable artifacts had

Researchers uncover thousands more Nazi camps than previously thought

Researchers have found that there were around 20,000 Nazi prisons, ghettos and camps in WWII, over 4 times the number they were expecting to catalogue. The Encyclopaedia of Camps and Ghettos 1933-1945 aims to catalogue most of Adolf Hitler's Nazi concentration camps, POW camps, prisons, and other persecution sites used during

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