Gallery: Obama honors Holocaust victims in Poland

US president lays wreath during ceremony at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw; heard saying US would be there for Israel.

May 27, 2011 21:56

Obama with in Poland ceremony 311. (photo credit: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)


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US President Barack Obama on Friday travelled to Poland where he honored the memories of those killed in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising during the Holocaust. He was heard telling a Holocaust survivor that the US would be there for Israel.

During a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw Obama told one elderly man that the memorial was a "reminder of the nightmare" of the Holocaust in which millions of Jews were killed, The Associated Press reported.

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