Thousands of Items Belonging to Auschwitz Victims Newly Uncovered

The Times of Israel reports: The Auschwitz museum said Tuesday it has recovered 16,000 long-lost items belonging to Jews killed at the Nazi death camp, decades after they were stored away and forgotten by Poland’s former communist regime.

“In most cases, these are the last personal belongings of the Jews led to death in the gas chambers upon selection at the ramp,” the museum said in a statement.

“These include, among others, thermometers, empty bottles of medicine, fragments of shoes, jewelry, cutlery, watches, brushes, tobacco pipes, lighters.

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