|Ceremonies held for Holocaust Remembrance Day|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
BERLIN — Ceremonies were held Monday in Germany and Poland to commemorate victims of the Third Reich with a survivor of the Nazi siege of Leningrad telling the German Parliament of the horrors that unfolded in the city during the blockade.
The commemorations for International Holocaust Remembrance Day come 69 years after Soviet soldiers swept into former death camp Auschwitz in Nazi-occupied Poland to liberate about 7,000 surviving inmates.
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