Holocaust memorial unveiled in Poland

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Children play alongside one of 21 memorial plaques unveiled in the Polish capital yesterday, their laughter a stark contrast to the horrors experienced by half a million Jews imprisoned by the Nazis in the infamous ghetto during the Second World War.

Polish officials marked out the wartime boundaries of the area before a group of Holocaust survivors and members of the Jewish community made their way through the rain to reflect on the past at some of the plaques.

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