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11/30/18
Wolfsburg/Oświęcim (Poland)
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CEO Dr. Herbert Diess visits Auschwitz Concentration Camp Memorial Site

CEO Dr. Herbert Diess visits Auschwitz Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Diess talking to Andrzej Kacorzyk (centre), Deputy Director of the Auschwitz Memorial Site, and Christoph Heubner, IAC Vice President (right) at the former Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. Photo: Volkswagen/ Mykhailo Kapustian.
  • Wreath laying with apprentices at the wall of death of Auschwitz concentration camp
  • Zofia Posmysz (95) from Warsaw: “We survivors see the commitment of Volkswagen apprentices in a very positive light.”
  • Diess: “Volkswagen will continue its partnership with the International Auschwitz Committee and the International Youth Meeting Center.”

On Friday, the CEO of the Volkswagen Group, Dr. Herbert Diess, visited Auschwitz Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Together with apprentices from five Volkswagen plants , Diess honored the memory of the one and a half million people murdered by the Nazi regime in Auschwitz. At the International Youth Meeting Center in Oświęcim/Auschwitz, Diess was received by 95-year-old contemporary witness Zofia Posmysz.

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