auschwitz in sunday times magazine by roger cremers


With Cameras poised, coachloads of visitors flock to capture a piece of history at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial in Poland.
Roger Cremers spent a week at the former concentration camp, photographing the sometimes awkward appearance of visitors.

For all its dark history, Auschwitz has become a tourist attraction.

Left: two members of a Hungarian sports team, in matching tracksuits, film their visit.
Top-right: tourists take close-up images of the barbed-wire fencing that surrounds the site.
Bottom right: A Jewish visitors is glued to his mobile phone during the Holocaust Memorial day.

The 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz take place on January 27.


Sunday Times Magazine


24 January 2010


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