Auschwitz: Drone Video of the Former Nazi Concentration Camp [Video]


Yesterday marked the 70th anniversary of the concentration camp’s liberation. Watch this drone video of the former Nazi concentration camp and spare a thought for the million+ people who died there between 1940 and 1945.

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during World War II. More than a million people – the vast majority of them Jews – died there between 1940, when it was built, and 1945, when it was liberated by the Soviet army.

[BBC News]

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