VIDEO & PHOTOS: Architecture of Murder; The Unveiling of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Blueprints

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[YWN VIDEO & PHOTOS LINKS BELOW] The Auschwitz-Birkenau Blueprints were unveiled Monday at Yad Vashem by the opening of the exhibition “Architecture of Murder”. Prior to the speeches, the media was given a sneak peek of the actual blueprints, one of them actually bearing Henreich Himmler YM”S signature, by Mr. Avner Shalev, chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate.

Among the speakers at the event were Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (English speech video link below), Education Minister. Gidon Sa’ar, Dr. Piotr Cywinski, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and Memorial; Mr. Kai Diekmann, Editor-in-chief, Bild, Axel Springer AG; Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, chairman of the Yad Vashem Council; Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat; Dr. David Silberklang, Editor, Yad Vashem Studies.

Credits: Avraham Zuroff / Kuvien Images – YWN Israel

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