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    A Drone Flew Over Auschwitz And Captured This Solemn Footage

    This Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the concentration camp's liberation.

    Seventy years after being liberated, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp is a somber museum to the tragedies that transpired there.

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    While thousands of tourists and survivors have visited the Polish camp on foot, BBC News sent a drone over the premises to capture footage from a different perspective.

    The video sweeps across tracks that lead to the camp and over the iron bars that read "Arbeit Macht Frei" ("Work sets you free").

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    It also lingers over the barracks and courtyards where more than a million people died between 1940 and 1945.

    Watch the full video below.

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    You can also see beautiful portraits of Auschwitz Holocaust survivors and how they looked when they were younger here.

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