A Jan. 28 article about ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazis' Auschwitz death camps incorrectly said that there were 6 million victims of the Holocaust, most of them Jews. Historians generally put the Jewish death toll in the Holocaust at 6 million, but the Nazis and their collaborators also murdered an estimated 5 million other Europeans, including Poles, political opponents and members of the Roma minority, historical studies show.
A photo caption with a Jan. 28 Business article about Chinese airlines' order for 60 Boeing 7E7s said Rolls-Royce will make engines for the plane. General Electric Co. also will make them.
The Jan. 27 obituary of architect Philip C. Johnson incorrectly described David Lloyd Kreeger as the founder of Geico. He was the insurance company's chairman; Leo Goodwin was the founder.
Because of incorrect information from a D.C. library official, a Jan. 27 District Extra item gave the wrong dates for community meetings next week on proposed renovations to the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw and Tenley-Friendship libraries. The meeting for Daniel/Shaw is scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the library, 1701 Eighth St. NW. The meeting for Tenley-Friendship is set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at the library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
In the Jan. 25 Style section, a review of Essie Mae Washington-Williams's recently published memoir, "Dear Senator," incorrectly said that the news media obtained Washington-Williams's story by doggedly tracking her down after the death of her father in 2003. She approached the media, through her attorney, and offered her story for publication. The Washington Post is committed to correcting errors that appear in the newspaper. Those interested in contacting the paper for that purpose can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the main number, 202-334-6000, and ask to be connected to the desk involved -- National, Foreign, Metro, Style, Sports, Business or any of the weekly sections. In addition, the ombudsman's number is 202-334-7582.