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Lowey, Engel Commemorate Auschwitz Liberation Anniversary

Congresswoman Nita Lowey
Congresswoman Nita Lowey Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Congressowman Nita Lowey of Westchester and Congressman Eliot Engel of Yonkers joined with other representatives in the introduction of a bipartisan congressional resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz that took place on Jan. 27, 1945.

More than 1.1 million people lost their lives in the Auschwitz concentration camps, making it one of the deadliest manifestations of the Nazi’s Final Solution plan to commit genocide against the Jewish people.

Today, millions of people around the world remember those who lost their lives in the Holocaust through the United Nations’ designation of Tuesday, Jan. 27 as International Day of Commemoration.

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