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      Children liberated from Auschwitz. (1945)

    • Flamenco Nut

      Children liberated from the Auschwitz concentration camp. January 1945.

    • FanDeGodard

      Niños en un campo de exterminio nazi, alrededor de 1945. Foto: World History Archive / Cordon Press.

    • Teatro San Carlo

      In occasione della Giornata della Memoria, il Teatro di San Carlo ricorda le vittime della Shoa con un concerto straordinario che vede in programma opere di Bo Holten e Gaetano Panariello - Teatro di Corte - 27 gennaio ore 12.00

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