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Joe Sacco was one of the first Americans to reach Dachau, a Nazi concentration camp, at the end of World War II. His experiences are what led his son, Jack Sacco, to write his Pulitzer Prize-nominated book, "Where the Birds Never Sing."
While several nations already have remembrance days for the Holocaust, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is unique as a secular, multinational day of observance. On this day, UN member states seek to honor the victims and to develop educational resources. The purpose is both to keep the history alive and prevent future genocides.