(Photo: Czarek Sokolowski/AP)

(Photo: Czarek Sokolowski/AP)

By Julie Zauzmer - April 12, 2018

Originally appeared here in The Washington Post

Two-thirds of American millennials cannot identify what Auschwitz is, according to a study released on Holocaust Remembrance Day that found that knowledge of the genocide that killed 6 million Jews during World War II is rapidly fading among American adults, especially those ages 18 to 34.

Twenty-two percent of millennials said they haven’t heard of the Holocaust or are not sure whether they’ve heard of it — twice the percentage of U.S. adults as a whole who said the same. Read More