60th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, 2005, 4985 [05-1776]

Download as PDF 4985 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 19 Monday, January 31, 2005 Title 3— Proclamation 7865 of January 25, 2005 The President 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, 2005 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation At the Auschwitz concentration camp, evil found willing servants and innocent victims. For almost 5 years, Auschwitz was a factory for murder where more than a million lives were taken. It is a sobering reminder of the power of evil and the need for people to oppose evil wherever it exists. It is a reminder that when we find anti-Semitism, we must come together to fight it. In places like Auschwitz, evidence of the horror of the Holocaust has been preserved to help the world remember the past. We must never forget the cruelty of the guilty and the courage of the victims at Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. During the Holocaust, evil was systematic in its implementation and deliberate in its destruction. The 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is an opportunity to pass on the stories and lessons of the Holocaust to future generations. The history of the Holocaust demonstrates that evil is real, but hope endures. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim January 27, 2005, as the 60th anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. I call upon all Americans to observe this occasion with appropriate ceremonies and programs to honor the victims of Auschwitz and the Holocaust. May God bless their memory and their families, and may we always remember. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-fifth day of January, in the year of our Lord two thousand five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twentyninth. W [FR Doc. 05–1776 Filed 1–27–05; 9:58 am] Billing code 3195–01–P VerDate jul<14>2003 17:21 Jan 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\31JAD0.SGM 31JAD0

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 19 (Monday, January 31, 2005)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Page 4985]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-1776]



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The President





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Proclamation 7865--60th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz 
Concentration Camp, 2005


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 19 / Monday, January 31, 2005 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Proclamation 7865 of January 25, 2005

                
60th Anniversary of the Liberation of the 
                Auschwitz Concentration Camp, 2005

                By the President of the United States of America

                A Proclamation

                At the Auschwitz concentration camp, evil found willing 
                servants and innocent victims. For almost 5 years, 
                Auschwitz was a factory for murder where more than a 
                million lives were taken. It is a sobering reminder of 
                the power of evil and the need for people to oppose 
                evil wherever it exists. It is a reminder that when we 
                find anti-Semitism, we must come together to fight it.

                In places like Auschwitz, evidence of the horror of the 
                Holocaust has been preserved to help the world remember 
                the past. We must never forget the cruelty of the 
                guilty and the courage of the victims at Auschwitz and 
                other Nazi concentration camps.

                During the Holocaust, evil was systematic in its 
                implementation and deliberate in its destruction. The 
                60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is an 
                opportunity to pass on the stories and lessons of the 
                Holocaust to future generations. The history of the 
                Holocaust demonstrates that evil is real, but hope 
                endures.

                NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the 
                United States of America, by virtue of the authority 
                vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United 
                States, do hereby proclaim January 27, 2005, as the 
                60th anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz 
                Concentration Camp. I call upon all Americans to 
                observe this occasion with appropriate ceremonies and 
                programs to honor the victims of Auschwitz and the 
                Holocaust. May God bless their memory and their 
                families, and may we always remember.

                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 
                twenty-fifth day of January, in the year of our Lord 
                two thousand five, and of the Independence of the 
                United States of America the two hundred and twenty-
                ninth.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

[FR Doc. 05-1776
Filed 1-27-05; 9:58 am]
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