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Shoes on the Danube Bank Memorial (en español)

A sculpture serves as a memorial of Jews who were murdered on that spot During World War !! Sixty pairs of shoes mark the site in Budapest, Hungary, where fascist Arrow Cross militiamen shot Jews and threw their bodies into the river in 1944 and 1945. The memorial opened in 2005. See full-sized image for analysis. This image is in Spanish.
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  • The Holocaust

Nikodem Nijaki, CC BY-SA 3.0

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