Created by Tom Horn on 17 Jan 2010, Last Update on 17 Jan 2010

Auschwitz Abandonned - 17 Jan 1945

Nazi forces evacuate Auschwitz concentration camp as Soviet forces close in. The SS command sent orders calling for the execution of all prisoners remaining in the camp, but in the chaos of the Nazi retreat the order was never carried out.

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Tags : Germany,Poland,Soviet Union,Attrocity,Europe

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