Liberation of Concentration Camp: International Diplomatic Delegation Commemorates Anniversary

More+Events ♦ Published: May 17, 2021; 18:45 ♦ Updated: May 17; 19:44 ♦ (Vindobona)

Due to COVID-19 restriction a limited delegation of political and diplomatic representatives gathered on Sunday in the Mauthausen Concentration Camp for the traditional commemoration of the 76th anniversary of its liberation while honoring the memory of the dead.

2021 Mauthausen Camp Liberation Commemoration / Picture: © APA / Mittelschüler-Kartell-Verband / CC BY-SA

In a ceremony covered by several Austrian media outlets, diplomatic delegations from numerous countries together with Austrian political representatives commemorated the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp by US troops on Sunday May 16th.

Between 1938 and 1945, …