While most Poles have already returned from their favourite summer destinations in Greece and Egypt, their country is about to host perhaps one of the most bizarre tours in the history of tourism.

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While most Poles have already returned from their favourite summer destinations in Greece and Egypt, their country is about to host perhaps one of the most bizarre tours in the history of tourism.

David Irving, the controversial British writer and Holocaust denier, plans to organise a weekly tour of Nazi death campsites in Poland for American and British tourists. The trip is expected to take place between 21-28 September, and it has already sparked outrage in Poland, a country that lost six million citizens, including three million Jews, during the Second World War.

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