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January 27 declared International Holocaust Remembrance Day - Iron shoes are pictured on the bank of the River Danube to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day in Hungary. Hundreds of Hungarian Jews had to leave their shoes on the bank before they were shot into the river by soldiers during World War II. In 2005, the UN declared Holocaust Memorial Day, to commemorate the 6 million Jews and other victims murdered by the Nazis. A terrible and poignant reminder of the atrocities committed during WW2.
January 27 th, hundreds of metal shoes are placed on the banks of the River Danube in Hungary to mark the slaughter of hundreds of Jewish people who were ordered to place their shoes on the bank before being shot and pushed in the river by Hungarian milita men. A terrible and poignant reminder of the atrocities committed in WW 2.