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Sunday, April 11, 2010

SHOAH:Today marks the start of the National Days of Remembrance

Date: Sunday, April 11, 2010, 11:11 AM

From: US Holocaust Memorial Museum


Today, Sunday April 11, marks the beginning of the National Days of Remembrance.

Join us, 65 years after the end of World War II, as we pay tribute to the U.S. soldiers who helped defeat Nazi Germany and liberate Holocaust survivors from years of suffering. 120 liberators and soldiers who encountered the Nazi concentration camps from all around the country will be participating in our commemoration.

Watch the LIVE webcast of the national Days of Remembrance ceremony from the U.S. Capitol Rotunda at 11:30 a.m. EST on April 15, 2010. General David Petraeus who led the 101st Airborne Division, a liberating division, will be the featured speaker.

View Why We Remember the Holocaust Video

"As we pay tribute to those who sacrificed to defeat Nazism, we are reminded of the obligation each of us has to work to preserve human freedom by confronting hatred wherever it occurs."
– Fred Zeidman, Museum Chairman

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to promote human dignity, confront hatred, and prevent genocide. Federal support guarantees the Museum’s permanent place on the National Mall, and its far-reaching educational programs and global impact are made possible by generous donors.

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