Media Lens: A Warning from Auschwitz

16 March 2005 — Media Lens

How Do You Shoot Babies?

Facing execution for his role in the murder of more than 1 million people, many of them children, Auschwitz commandant, Rudolf Hoess, reflected on his life and works:

“Today, I deeply regret that I did not spend more time with my family.” (Hoess, ‘Auschwitz, The Nazis and the Final Solution,’ BBC2, February 15, 2005)

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Information Clearing House Archive Part 3 March 12-16 2005

16 March 2005 — Information Clearing House

[I’ve been archiving ICH digests since early 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

Information Clearing House
Digest March 12-16 2005
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005

A Warning From Auschwitz

How Do You Shoot Babies?

By: David Edwards

“I saw a young Iraqi dragged by his shoulders through a pool of his own blood or an innocent man was decapitated by our machine gun fire. The time I saw a soldier broken down inside because he killed a child, or an old man on his knees, crying with his arms raised to the sky, perhaps asking God why we had taken the lifeless body of his son.”

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