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Nazi Concentration Camp’s Liberation Remembered

Survivors and liberators of Buchenwald, one of Nazi Germany’s notorious concentration camps, gathered Saturday to commemorate their release 70 years earlier. At a memorial at the site near the German city of Weimar, they observed a minute of silence, with some offering flowers and tearful tributes. Buchenwald was a forced-labor camp, initially for political prisoners, though it was equipped with gas chambers and crematoria. Many were forced to work in its armament factories, or were...

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