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... courage, endangering their own lives to save Jews.
“They lit a moral torch in the face of oppression by darkness.”
He concluded, “I would add an 11th commandment after the universally recognized 10: Thou shalt never be a bystander.”
Steven Spielberg was here, too, having produced an elegant little 15-minute film “Auschwitz” that was part of the ceremony. The film noted that the accidental ...
... he pretty much gave the facts and figures with a minimum of emotion and I think that's important, it would be very easy to show your own opinion but he was very professional without being 'wooden’. I noticed the word ‘murder’ was used a number of times but I guess that’s exactly what it was. We went through various buildings and saw piles of spectacles, hair, suitcases, pots and pans, shoes…….only ...
... the Southern part of Poland gives you a depressing and grey impression. Old buildings from communist era are in bad condition and even the people apparently do not know how to smile.
We found a sign depicting a man showering so close to Auschwitz ...
... for me was that although there were many trees there was not one bird to be heard or seen. All in all a very sad place.
Secondly the camp that I envisaged and I have seen been portrait on TV and in the movies many times is the Birkenau or Auschwitz 11 camp approximately 7km from Auschwitz 1 Camp. Originally a village called Brzezinka (meaning birch tree) the village was destroyed and called Birkenau a German translation. ...
... on sticks) and pork knuckles so we did that. Very, very tasty too, we all enjoyed our lunch, and I don’t think conversation stopped for a second. We stopped outside the tiny Church of St Adalbert for a couple of minutes to listen to a man with the most beautiful falsetto voice standing and singing outside, it sounded lovely echoing around the square despite all the crowds.
We left our friends there and headed back to Katowice, it was ...