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Moscow to Commemorate Liberation of Buchenwald

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Moscow to Commemorate Liberation of Buchenwald


06.04.2010

On April 11, Moscow’s Poklonnaya Gora war memorial will to host an event to mark 65 years since advancing Allied troops liberated the Buchenwald death camp, Voice of Russia reports. There will be some 600 Russian survivors of death camps and Jewish ghettos. Some 200 living Muscovites were in Nazi camps as adults, and some 10 thousand, as minors. The Nazi camps numbered 14,000 and processed an estimated 18 million prisoners. At least five million were Soviet.   April 11 is an international memory day for the victims of Nazi death camps. 

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