Americans are starting to forget key details of the Holocaust

Marchers with Israeli flags on their shoulders stand outside Auschwitz
Participants of the annual March of the Living from Auschwitz to Birkenau stand before Auschwitz' main gate. Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Many adults, especially millennials, don't know about some of the key events in the Holocaust, per a survey released today, Holocaust Remembrance Day, by the Claims Conference.

A key stat: 41% of American adults don't know what Auschwitz — the Nazi concentration camp in Poland — was. That rises to 66% for millennials (ages 18-34) alone.