Heartbreaking Photos from the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

On Tuesday, some 100 Holocaust survivors from 19 countries traveled to Auschwitz for the 70th anniversary of the death camp's liberation.

Stones lie on a Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial stone during the international Holocaust remembrance day in the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.
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