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2013-01-25 23:01:22

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the online memorial website Memory Chest Memorials plans to donate half of all sales collected on Jan. 27, 2013 to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Memory Chest Memorials, an Internet-based memorial website, helps people make connections with friends and family members in the wake of losing a loved one. In addition to providing a much needed support network for people in...

2008-12-28 13:20:43

A Holocaust memoir written by author Herman Rosenblat will not be published by Berkley Books due to questions about its veracity, the U.S. publisher says. The Penguin Group USA division said a statement that the cancellation of the book's impending publication came after Berkley received new information from Rosenblat's agent, Andrea Hurst, Publishers Weekly said Friday. The cancellation of the February 2009 publication for Angel at the Fence: The True Story of a Love That Survived was likely...

2006-07-28 12:40:14

WARSAW (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday it would decide next year whether to rename the Auschwitz death camp, a U.N. World Heritage site in Poland, to make clear that it was operated by Germans not Poles. Earlier this month Poland said it had won approval to change the site's name from "Auschwitz Concentration Camp" to "the Former Nazi German Concentration Camp of Auschwitz." But a United Nations spokesman denied a decision had been made. Roni Amelan, a press officer at...

2006-07-28 12:20:03

The July 12 story from Warsaw headlined "Poland wins name change for Auschwitz death camp" is withdrawn. Contrary to statements by the Polish culture ministry cited in the story, UNESCO has not yet agreed to change the name of the World Heritage site in Poland to "the Former Nazi German Concentration Camp of Auschwitz."

2006-07-12 08:13:05

By Matt Reynolds WARSAW (Reuters) - The United Nations has agreed to rename Auschwitz concentration camp to stress that Nazi Germans, not Poles, were responsible for the world's most notorious death camp, Poland's Culture Ministry said on Wednesday. "Auschwitz Concentration Camp," a U.N. heritage site, will be renamed "the Former Nazi German Concentration Camp of Auschwitz," the ministry said. "This decision marks a victory for both Poland and historical truth," Culture Minister...

2006-05-26 07:55:53

By Wojciech Zurawski OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) - Six decades after the Holocaust, Poland fears the world is forgetting Nazi Germany was responsible for the wartime concentration camps meant to wipe out European Jewry. It says the phrase "Polish death camps" has been popping up in newspapers around the world in recent years in reports about camps the Nazis built on occupied territory in today's Poland. Warsaw takes the issue so seriously that it has started a campaign to ensure the...

2006-05-13 20:09:05

By Tom Armitage BAD AROLSEN, Germany (Reuters) - The death register from the Mauthausen concentration camp contains rows of neatly printed names. The times of execution are each two minutes apart. The date is April 20, 1942 -- Adolf Hitler's 53rd birthday. "Every second minute there is another prisoner and this goes on for pages," says Udo Jost, an archivist at the International Tracing Service (ITS) which looks after the world's biggest collection of documents from World War Two....

2006-04-13 07:49:34

By Natalia Reiter WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland is trying to change the name of Auschwitz concentration camp to emphasize that Nazi Germans, not Poles, were responsible for the most murderous center of the Holocaust. The government has asked the United Nations to change the name of its World Heritage site from "Auschwitz Concentration Camp" to "the Former Nazi German Concentration Camp of Auschwitz," despite criticism of the move by some Jewish groups. Warsaw is incensed by references...

2006-04-13 07:46:22

By Natalia Reiter WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland is trying to change the name of Auschwitz concentration camp to emphasize that Nazi Germans, not Poles, were responsible for the most murderous center of the Holocaust. The government has asked the United Nations to change the name of its World Heritage site from "Auschwitz Concentration Camp" to "the Former Nazi German Concentration Camp of Auschwitz," despite criticism of the move by some Jewish groups. Warsaw is incensed by references...

2006-04-13 05:31:28

By Natalia Reiter WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland is trying to change the name of Auschwitz concentration camp to emphasize that Nazi Germans, not Poles, were responsible for the most murderous center of the Holocaust. The government has asked the United Nations to change the name of its World Heritage site from "Auschwitz Concentration Camp" to "the Former Nazi German Concentration Camp of Auschwitz," despite criticism of the move by some Jewish groups. Warsaw is incensed by references...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.