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Auschwitz liberated

Soviets liberate Auschwitz; seven thousand mostly non-Jewish prisoners freed.

iconA group of female survivors trudge through the snow immediately after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. iconChild survivors walk out of the children's barracks in Auschwitz. iconWearing adult-size prisoner jackets, child survivors of Auschwitz are led by relief workers and Soviet soldier through a narrow passage between two barbed-wire fences.