Iron shoes are pictured on the bank of the Danube on January 27, 2012, marking the Holocaust in Hungary. Hundreds of Hungarian Jews had to leave their shoes on the bank before they were shot into the river by Hungarian militaimen during the World War II. The United Nations declared in 2005 the Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27 to commemorate the 6 million Jews and other victims murdered by the Nazis.

Iron shoes are pictured on the bank of the Danube on January 27, 2012, marking the Holocaust in Hungary. Hundreds of Hungarian Jews had to leave their shoes on the bank before they were shot into the river by Hungarian militaimen during the World War II. The United Nations declared in 2005 the Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27 to commemorate the 6 million Jews and other victims murdered by the Nazis.

Flowers and candles are placed on the monument of the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau during the marking of the 67th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust, in Auschwitz Birkenau January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)

Flowers and candles are placed on the monument of the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau during the marking of the 67th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust, in Auschwitz Birkenau January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)

<b>This year’s UK Holocaust Memorial Day is also the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.</b> We take a look at a selection of Holocaust memorials from around the world.

<b>This year’s UK Holocaust Memorial Day is also the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.</b> We take a look at a selection of Holocaust memorials from around the world.

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust  First they Came - Pastor Martin Niemoller

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust First they Came - Pastor Martin Niemoller

Memories of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau scarred   survivors and those who liberated it forever

Memories of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau scarred survivors and those who liberated it forever

During WWII, Jews in Budapest were taken to the Danube River, ordered to remove their shoes & then were shot, falling into the water below. 60 pairs of iron shoes now line the river's bank, a ghostly memorial to the victims. 'Shoes on the Danube' by Can Togay and Gyula Pauer

Holocaust Memorials Around The World

During WWII, Jews in Budapest were taken to the Danube River, ordered to remove their shoes & then were shot, falling into the water below. 60 pairs of iron shoes now line the river's bank, a ghostly memorial to the victims. 'Shoes on the Danube' by Can Togay and Gyula Pauer

Holocaust Memorial Day - The Butterfly poem by Pavel Friedman, written when he was in the Terezin Concentration Camp during WWII

Holocaust Memorial Day - The Butterfly poem by Pavel Friedman, written when he was in the Terezin Concentration Camp during WWII

<b>This year’s UK Holocaust Memorial Day is also the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.</b> We take a look at a selection of Holocaust memorials from around the world.

Holocaust Memorials Around The World

<b>This year’s UK Holocaust Memorial Day is also the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.</b> We take a look at a selection of Holocaust memorials from around the world.

Holocaust Memorial Day    Never forget those who perished at the hands of Nazi murderer, Hitler.

Holocaust Memorial Day Never forget those who perished at the hands of Nazi murderer, Hitler.

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