Kate Middleton praised by fans for commemorating important date

Kate Middleton speaks with Holocaust survivors Zigi and Manfred

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, 38, commemorated Holocaust Memorial Day by reconnecting with two holocaust survivors she had previously met in 2017. The Duchess spoke to Zigi Shipper and Manfred Goldberg via video call and asked them about their experiences surviving the Nazi death camps.

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Kensington Palace shared several a clip of the virtual engagement on Twitter with the message: "To mark #HolocaustMemorialDay The Duchess of Cambridge spoke with Holocaust survivors Zigi Shipper, 91, and Manfred Goldberg, 90, about their experiences and memories of the Holocaust, and of its prevailing impact."

Kate seemed visibly moved during the call with Mr Goldberg and Mr Shipper who met in a concentration camp in 1944.

During the call, Mr Shipper said to Kate: "I was so happy, you know. I didn’t need your husband. You are the one that I wanted."

Kate laughed: "Well Zigi I will tell him you miss him very much."

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Kate MiddletonKate Middleton sparks flurry of praise from royal fans as she marks important date (Image: Twitter/Holocaust Educational Trust)

Kate MiddletonKate Middleton: The Duchess's call with Holocaust survivors was shared on Twitter (Image: Twitter)

Kate Middleton in grey jumper and pearl earrings for Holocaust reunion

She added: "And he sends his regards as well, obviously....it’s lovely to see you again."

When Mr Goldberg told Kate of how his younger brother was killed in the camps, Kate exclaimed: "Just so young, horrible."

The Duchess added: “The stories you have shared with me, and your dedication in educating the younger generation about your experiences and the horrors of the

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