Poland's culture minister issued an official request asking museums at former Nazi death camps in Poland to replace their Polish internet suffix .pl., with the more neutral European suffix .eu., in order to counter the false notion that the camps were actually run by Poland and not by Nazi Germany, AFP reported on Wednesday.
The three memorial museums largely financed by the Polish state, are Auschwitz-Birkenau, Majdanek, and Stutthof.
Most of the six million Jews who died during the Holocaust were murdered in death camps death camps set up by Germany in occupied Poland.
Over a million Jews died at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Poland was home to the largest population of European Jews before WWII, and Polish Jews represented around half the Nazis' victims.
In 2007 UNESCO approved a formal name change from "Auschwitz Concentration Camp" to "Auschwitz-Birkenau German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp".
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