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Old 01-30-2015, 11:14 AM
 
Location: In Thy presence is fulness of joy... Psa 16:11
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Israel Arbeiter was 14 when the Occupation began. Later he was sent to a death camp. Here is his story:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-hng2FyQs0
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:22 AM
 
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When I was little tons of folks in my town that was 86% Jewish had the concentration camp numbers tatoo on them. And a lot of them drove Mercedes which I always found strange
They probably worked for those Mercedes. Let's just leave it at that.
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:25 AM
 
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I remember being a child and I got my first lesson about the Holocaust via The Diary of Anne Frank, which my teacher had us read in school. I then started reading more about WWII and the Holocaust. I had a few nightmares about it. It wasn't only about people getting killed, it was the torture, the numbers of people dying, and just carnage that was up close. What is even more intense is that this kind of carnage is nothing new. It was just something American soldiers saw up close and personal. It taught me this. You don't have to look different to be singled out.
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:31 AM
 
Location: In Thy presence is fulness of joy... Psa 16:11
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This was part of the report on the Holocaust right after the war was over. The footage is clear, well-done, and convincing. How anyone could deny the Holocaust is beyond me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tGwjwK9pIM
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:40 AM
 
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This was part of the report on the Holocaust right after the war was over. The footage is clear, well-done, and convincing. How anyone could deny the Holocaust is beyond me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tGwjwK9pIM
Most people deny the Holocaust because of their own hatred towards Jewish people. I can't think of any other reason.
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Old 01-30-2015, 01:59 PM
 
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When you are tallying up the deaths, don't forget to count all those who died in WWII fighting for freedom.

Happened to watch Marathon Man about a month ago (read the book years ago).
"Is it safe?"
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Old 01-30-2015, 07:03 PM
 
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When I was little tons of folks in my town that was 86% Jewish had the concentration camp numbers tatoo on them. And a lot of them drove Mercedes which I always found strange
I love seeing a Jew driving a Mercedes! It's wonderfully ironic and the biggest FU to Hitler!
It says "not only did we survive, but we're also driving your cars! Ha!"
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Old 01-30-2015, 07:05 PM
 
Location: southern california
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thank you for your very good post. its not just important for the jewish people its important for everybody because it could happen again.
snowden is paying a heavy price for trying to warn us.
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Old 01-30-2015, 10:05 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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I remember my mom telling me how my grandmother and her friends, all who had emigrated to the US from Latvia via the UK wrote postcards to the President during WWII. They wrote about the concentration camps and the tortures taking place in Europe. They wrote about people being taken away at night. They wrote to the newspapers and their congressmen. Anyone they thought might help.

There was no Internet, no TV newscasts, no Twitter. There was only the radio and newspapers but these things weren't reported so very few people outside of where the atrocities took place knew about them. Perhaps just those with relatives who disappeared in the night were aware. Our president knew. Our leaders knew. But they didn't speak up.

The difference between then and now is that with all our modern technology, we know what's going on all around the globe today. We can't say we don't. No excuses. It's a more violent world perhaps but it's a more aware world. Which is winning, good or evil? It's hard to say. Often we speak out. Sometimes we try to help those in trouble. But it never seems to be enough. The Holocaust survivors are still speaking out not only about what happened to them but about what is still happening all over the world. If we can't do anything about it, we should at least pay attention.
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Old 01-30-2015, 10:30 PM
 
Location: Out in the Badlands
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Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.

Edmund Burke


Sad but true.
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