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Tag: Death Camp
November 25, 2013 | 6:12 pm
May 30, 2012 | 1:53 pm
The White House expressed its regrets about President Obama’s use of the term “Polish death camp.”
In a statement Wednesday morning, Tommy Vietor, the spokesman for the U.S. National Security Council, said the president “misspoke” during his presentation of a posthumous Medal of...
December 18, 2008 | 3:19 am
April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm
September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm
In the history of the Holocaust, the Sobibor death camp in Eastern Poland has remained something of a footnote, a place where 260,000 Jews were murdered, as opposed to at least 1.1 million in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Having operated for just 18 months and closed long before the Allied...
September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm