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In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau
Auschwitz concentration camp
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Auschwitz has been preserved as a reminder of Nazi atrocities since 1945
Barbed wire at Auschwitz concentration camp
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Millions were transported to Auschwitz for confinement and death
Tourists at Auschwitz
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Tourists from across the world now visit Auschwitz
Beds at Auschwitz
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Inmates were forced to live in cramped and brutal conditions
Blocks at Auschwitz
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Inmates were housed in a series of blocks
Incinerator at Auschwitz concentration camp
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An incinerator where bodies were burned still stands at Auschwitz
Birkenau concentration camp
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Victims were brought by rail to Auschwitz's neighbouring camp at Birkenau
Birkenau concentration camp
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More than a million people died before Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated
Plaque at Birkenau
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The victims are remembered in a series of plaques at Birkenau
Birkenau concentration camp
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Hundreds of thousands died at the giant Birkenau camp


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