North Adams Museum Exhibit of Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp
People around the world gathered this week to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of prisoners at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.
And although there are still Nazi sympathizers who deny the Holocaust, many more are set on reminding the world every year that the possibility of another such period still exists.
One of them set up his own commemorative exhibition of Holocaust memorabilia Wednesday in the North Adams Museum of History. Darrell English has been exhibiting his collection at local venues for years. Every year about this time, he brings out his collection to give people a closer look at the killings, the rise of fascism in Europe and the aftermath.
Six million Jews were killed during the Holocaust, along with 11 million others — such as Romas, ethnic Poles, Soviets and gays — by Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime.
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