Days of Remembrance
Distinguished guests of and participants in the Department of the Air Force’s Holocaust Days of Remembrance event recite a blessing during a candle lighting ceremony, held in the Pentagon Auditorium, in Arlington, Va., April 19, 2022. The lighting ceremony traditionally involves six candles, each to represent 1,000,000 Jewish people who were killed in the Holocaust, together representing the total 6,000,000 lost. In this event with a theme of “Past Reflections for an Inclusive Future,” a seventh candle was added to represent all those lost in the Holocaust and in all atrocities committed against people around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christine D. Millette)
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