Over 60,000 use Auschwitz Memorial Page

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Over 60,000 people from around the world already use the official page of the Auschwitz Memorial on Facebook.

“In this manner, historical information reaches all users several times a week; frequently, it refers to specific people, particular facts from the history of the Auschwitz camp, as well as the short accounts of witnesses,” explains Paweł Sawicki, who administers the page.

“We also discuss historical photos and archival documents. From the comments, we know that this form of education about Auschwitz is used by many teachers and parents.

“On the other hand, we are also trying to show the everyday work at the Memorial, important ceremonies which take place in the Museum; we write about new publications and exhibitions, about conservation work, as well as attract attention to various events at the margin of the discourse about the history of Auschwitz, which exist, for example, in mass media.

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