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In 1945 the camps were liberated. In the last days the Nazis were still unwilling to give up the plan to exterminate the Jews. They either executed Jews in the camps as they abandoned them, death-marched them into the interior of Germany, or cut off food and water, leaving them to die.

liberation audio  Push to hear the story of a mother and child at the time of the liberation of one of the camps 

Auschwitz children

Children at Auschwitz - the lucky ones were liberated in 1945

Bergen-Belsen bodies

mass grave site at Bergen-Belsen - The British found many dead when they liberated the camp

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