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Exposición Auschwitz
Seven months after the launch of the exhibition ‘Auschwitz: Not long ago, not far away’ in Madrid, the insides of three books in the exhibition are now on public display.This has been made possible by new support stands that let the books be displayed open, allowing them to be better appreciated by visitors. Details of...
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Autor: Jesús Varillas
The Community of Madrid, Canal de Isabel II and Musealia are extending the ‘Auschwitz: not long ago, not far away’ exhibition at Madrid’s Canal Art Exhibition Centre until 7 October, after receiving over 350,000 visits since its launch in December.
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In July 1933, a new law was passed that saw the forced sterilisation of 400,000 Germans classed as carrying hereditary diseases.Hitler authorised the so-called T4 programme at the start of the Second World War. Over 70,000 people interned in psychiatric hospitals were transferred to the Hartheim, Bernburg, Brandenburg, Hadamar, Sonnenstein and Graefeneck centres, where they...
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The exhibition will remain at the Arte Canal Exhibition Center until June 17, 2018. This will be its only destination in Spain.
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Two out of every three Jews living in Europe at the beginning of the 1930s died during Nazi rule and World War II. The most prudent ones left Germany following Hitler’s rise to power, but the immense majority were ensnared and killed in the Nazis’ instruments of repression – ghettoes and concentration/extermination camps.
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