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... points of origin and other particulars minutely chronicled. As the war wore on and the German grip on the administrative niceties started to slip, precise calculations become more and more problematic. But since the end of World War II there has been considerable academic effort devoted to census figures prior to Hitler and similar figures after. The other three million died of variously of typhus, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, dysentery and massive numbers ...
... It was pretty packed at the train station, by European standards, so I waited on the sidelines. A college student helpfully interpreted and got me a ‘coachette’ ticket for the overnight express to Krakow. This journey would essentially be a straight-shot North-south run down the spine of Poland, with cities such as the national capital Warsaw, and it’s cultural capital Krakow serving as major stations.
My ticket got me into a nice, ...
... of millions of Jews. It was breathtaking. Unlike the day before where the two camps left me feeling a little proud but filled with slight anger and unhappiness, today left be feeling very proud with ,instead of anger and unhappiness,hopefulness and a deeper sense of community. The experience of being apart of the march itself was once in a lifetime that has forever changed the way I look at the meaning of faith, community, and bravery. ...
... and turned to gold bars.
The Germans don't waste anything.
Didn't take long before communism spread and the Cold War began adter WWII. Another event in the story of Poles, from Hitler to Stalin. From WWII to the Velvet Revolution and the Global Financial Crisis of recent times. A totally different war. A different generation. A different story we still grapple with.
In vino Veritas
In wine, the truth. I suppose vodka counts. ...
... we were the last pick up. On the bus we were played a video of the liberation of Auschwitz. The video showed footage from a soviet cameraman arriving at the camp on 27th January 1945, the day of liberation. This cameraman was ordered to document the camps liberation & through his interviews he was clearly affected by the experience.
He had to film awful footage such as the autopsies of dead malnourished children. This footage was on the film & was by far the ...