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... the train a message came over telling us there
was maintenance work on the line and there was not going to be a direct route
to our destination, bugger! We asked a
nice young German girl, who as luck would have it said she was going in the
same direction as us and to follow her. We
followed this girls every movement and before we knew we had reached our
destination. It was now to time to find
... like to think that we would help those in need, but realistically we cannot know because we have not experienced anything remotely similar.
Yet this is precisely why remembering the Holocaust is such an essential part of the human experience. When you study the Holocaust, and study events like the Wannsee Confernce, you can see how failure to act can have such detrimental effects on the world. We can see how being a bystander ...
... essence, if you think Communism is working, come to Berlin. And then he said four words that moved people from West Berlin from liking him to loving him. He said, 2000 years ago, the proudest boast was, "I am a Roman." Today, that boast is different. He said, today, all free people are truly citizens of Berlin, and that is why today I tell you, "Ich bin ein Berliner." (I am a Berliner). Crowd went crazy. The man had a way of instilling hope ...
... a walk about dinner and went to a pub where I ordered the spicy curry wurst sausage with salad and slaw! Apparently Germans love their sausages! I had a side of German fruity wine! Delish!
We walked about and saw the death strip as well as no mans land. Berlin is completely encased with history. Although there was a lot of construction and scaffolding - the city is trying to get past the horrors it endured.
We had a small pitstop at a city called ...
... worse than the guards did because they wanted to stay at the top of the chain. They're called capos. They would wake up at 4:15 everyday. They got bread the size of your palm, and it was usually rotten. They got soup which was basically water. You worked usually over 12 hour days. They had a boot testing camp which was awful. The companies would send their shoes in to make sure they're good quality because it was cheap to make the prisoners do it. They would get a bag with 82 ...