2009 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 1st prize

Roger Cremers

03 May, 2008

Visitors walk through the grounds of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. The terrain and buildings of the former concentration camps are open to visitors, not only as an historical representation of how they functioned, but as testimony to the atrocities that took place there. The aim is not just to increase awareness, but to awaken responsibility, so that learning about history has an impact on current thought and behavior.

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Roger Cremers

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