'Seventy-five years ago today, when Soviet troops entered these gates, they had no idea what lay behind them. And since that day, the entire world has struggled with what they found inside,' said World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder.
Denise and Micheline Lévy, 9 and 8, were captured in February 1944 and sent to Auschwitz. Their dolls were found lying in the snow and were picked up by a shopkeeper who then passed them through the generations. Now, they will be displayed in the Shoah Memorial in Paris.