Chinese president Xi Jinping made the surprise announcement at a World War II commemoration parade.
On Tuesday, Jewish children in the Polish city will enter a Jewish classroom for the first time since 1968.
Heads of state from Russia, Sudan and Venezuela will attend Thursday's parade.
Poland's deputy culture minister revealed the news on Friday but refused to reveal details about who the tip off came from.
Jewish tombstones and a Soviet fighter plane have been found in the receding river.
"I'm certain the train exists, but it might contain dangerous materials from World War Two," said a culture ministry authority.
As soon as the bombs were dropped, the men who invented them began searching their consciences.
Leaders of Human Rights organizations speak out about preventing racist violence across Europe.
The city council upheld a more than decade-old ban on "Stolpersteine," a project of German artist Gunter Demnig.
Seven decades after the end of WWII and the Holocaust, the competition comes to Germany for the first time.
The Dane has admitted to working as a guard at the concentration camp near Babruysk, Belarus in 1943 and witnessing executions of Jews there.
The series won't be released until autumn, but Amazon screened another new episode at Comic Con.
Jacqueline van Maarsen talks about the Holocaust through Anne's story.
Hitler still has the most powerful legacy of violence and hatred mankind has produced.
The fried treats are being served up for free at various retailers. Here's why.
The American actor is currently shooting a World War II drama, 'The Bombing,' in Shanghai.
In our May 14, 1945, issue, Newsweek wrote about the Nazi surrender to the Allies and the subsequent V-E Day celebrations.
"This was the generation that literally saved the world. That ended the war and laid a foundation for peace."
The Veteran's History Project at the Library of Congress preserves firsthand accounts that, like these, show the full scope of the wartime experience.
"On the question of whether I am guilty in legal terms, you must decide," Oskar Groening said.
The same auction house this week pulled a Hitler painting after questions about its authenticity.
The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki wants to use the reparation money to build a memorial monument.