SMH…^^^ erasing history so they have a chance to re-live it and do it effectively the next time around.
“They’d go into a town or a city and they’d make the most important jewish citizens gather all the jewish people in town for relocation. They were asked to hand over all their valuable items, and just before execution, their clothes. Men, women and children were led to an execution site that, in most cases, was near to an anti-tank ditch. Then they were shot, standing or on their knees, and the bodies thrown to the ditch. In the spring of 1942, we received gas vehicles from the chief of police and the secret service, from Berlin. We’d received orders to use those vehicles to exterminate women and children. When the officers assembled a large enough group, a vehicle was sent for their execution.”
Otto Ohlendorf, SS officer, on the invasion of Russia.
“This is a photograph of me as I wish I looked all the time. Then I might still have a chance of getting to Holywood. But at present, I’m afraid, I usually look quite different.” (Frank 20)
You ought to have been in our home, we were properly brought up. It’s absurd that Anne’s so frightfully spoiled. I wouldn’t put it up with it if Anne were my daughter”
-Mrs Van Daan (Frank 31)
“I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are really good at heart.”