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  • The Nazi's testimony

    01/18/2005 8:14:42 AM PST · by veronica · 43 replies · 2,383+ views
    The UK Guardian ^ | January 10, 2005 | Laurence Rees
    Oskar Gröning was at his local philately club when a fellow stamp collector cast doubts on the Holocaust. Gröning knew he was wrong - because 50 years earlier he had served at Auschwitz. Laurence Rees on what happened when the ex-SS soldier decided to finally confront his past After the war, Oskar Gröning took up a hobby. He worked as a manager in a glass factory near Hamburg, but in his own time he became a keen stamp collector. It was at a meeting of his local philately club, in the late 1980s, that Gröning found himself chatting to a...
  • Yad Vashem Database Goes Online

    11/21/2004 3:21:28 PM PST · by M. Espinola · 11 replies · 947+ views
    Arutz Sheva Israel Broadcasting Network ^ | Nov 22, '04 / 9 Kislev 5765 | IsraelNN.com
    IsraelNN.com) Yad Vashem, The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem, Israel, today announced its historic Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names to the Internet has gone online. The Database was presented and an international 11th Hour Campaign to collect more names of victims was announced. Special video messages from Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Professor Elie Wiesel, and Simone Veil were presented as well. The Database, which will allow online public interaction and contributions of new names and materials, seeks to capture the names of as many Jewish Holocaust victims as possible. The sophisticated technology allows users worldwide to...
  • The Warnings Of "Night" (FReeper reviews important Holocaust work)

    02/04/2004 8:26:22 PM PST · by Alouette · 15 replies · 6,881+ views
    Salem the Soldier ^ | Feb. 4, 2004 | Mike Baker
    Opportunity finally presented itself to read noted Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel's "Night," after hearing it mentioned by a well known Evangelical Pastor in a radio broadcast sermon. It is one of the more well known recorded accounts of that long nightmare, a short but graphic and powerful postmortem of one of the more infamous abominations to occur in the "enlightened," progressive twentieth century. I will leave the hideous details to the reader shrewd enough to take the time to read it, to go back these, what, sixty short years to that time? I was a little startled recently, while getting...