This was last summer, but still interesting. A restoration team working on Block 17 at Auschwitz has discovered some items in a chimney flue that were hidden by prisoners.
A new book put out by the Museum at Auschwitz juxtaposes modern photos of the concentration camps at Auschwitz and Birkenau with shots of the same view while the camps were in use. The BBC has a slide show of a few of the pages.
In the early hours of Friday morning, somebody stole the famous sign at the entrance to Auschwitz concentration camp, which cynically proclaims that "Work liberates." Read more . . .
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