Does History Matter ? The recurrent resurgence of denials of the Reality of the Holocaust by the younger generation, dishonest History revisionists, Neo Nazi or Far Right Political parties in Europe but also by some world Leaders like our own President Ahmadinejad of Iran makes me sometimes wonder if the preservation of our collective memory can have any influence in avoiding the repetition of the wrongs of the past. I wish I had the answer but I don’t …
The former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where more than a million people were killed in World War II, faces an uncertain future.
Pawel Sawicki of the Auschwitz Museum explains the problems of preserving the ageing and crumbling 191-hectare site, with limited funds.
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