This is not what I was going to do today, but I got it as an email from a friend, and people, it is too important to let it slide by. This is a video of the first people who visited this war memorial that had survived the Holocaust. They are three men who were arrested and put in camps and are viewing the records that the Nazis produced on their incarceration.
This story was aired on CBS on "60 MINUTES" about a long-secret German archive that houses a treasure trove of information on 17.5 million victims of the Holocaust. The archive, located in the German town of Bad Arolsen , is massive (there are 16 miles of shelving containing 50 million pages of documents) and until recently, was off-limits to the public.
But after the German government agreed to open the archives, CBS News’ Scott Pelley traveled there with three Jewish survivors who were able to see their own Holocaust records. It’s an incredibly moving piece, all the more poignant in the wake of the meeting of Holocaust deniers in Iran and the denial speeches in the UN.
It is now almost 70 years after the Second World War in Europe ended.
We’re trying to get word out about the story to people to take an interest by sending this e-mail as a memorial chain in memory of the six million Jews, 20 million Russians, 10 million Christians and 1,900 Catholic priests who were murdered, massacred, raped, burned, starved and humiliated with the German and Polish peoples looking the other way! Now, more than ever, with Iran , among others, claiming the Holocaust to be "a myth," it is imperative to ensure the world never forgets.
Link to this page Holocaust
This one brought Many Tears. How people can be brainwashed to believe this to be the right thing to do—is beyond my imagination.
Please feel free to pass this one on, please pass it on. It is important that we never forget. I find that not only can I not forget, I can never forgive.