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Wed Jul 15, 2015, 06:59 AM

Auschwitz Guard Convicted Of 300,000 Counts Of Accessory To Murder

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served at the Auschwitz death camp has been convicted on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/oskar-groening-auschwitz-guard-convicted_55a61546e4b0896514cfc150?cps=gravity_3967_609425028786887048

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Wed Jul 15, 2015, 07:04 AM

1. From Reuters:

World | Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:54am EDT

German court finds 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' guilty

LUENEBURG, GERMANY | BY MICHELLE MARTIN

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The trial went to the heart of the question of whether people who were small cogs in the Nazi machinery, but did not actively participate in the killing of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, were guilty of crimes. Until recently, the answer from the German justice system was no.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/15/us-germany-nazi-trial-idUSKCN0PP0PV20150715

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2015, 07:08 AM

2. 70 years ago

It's good to keep the holocaust in the public eye and
show there is accountability

This man would have been a victim if he had rebelled, what choice
did he have? d

Incidentally, in his book "The Rise of The Fourth Reich" Jim Marrs
makes the startling claim that Auschwitz was built because
the town of Auschwitz was located on a huge coal deposit and
capitalists wanted to separate the people from their land.

The generals immediately surrounding Hitler running parts of the
government for themselves for exploitation for plunder, spiriting
the cash, art, gold from the country to caves and accounts in
neutral or safe places.

History seems to always open new territory. The official history
seems to have been sanitized at many points. The internet and
information flow adds connections that make a synopsis of events
seem rudimentary.

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