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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-27-10 12:44 AM
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29. Ah this is quite OFFICIAL Polish government stand
Yes we went "home" to visit and we got some of the books they sell at Camp Bookstores.

The line is... this was a POLISH tragedy... forget them Jews is the under meaning of it.

And while it was a Polish tragedy... 1\3 of all civilian casualties were Jewish. You should have seen how uncomfortable the Polish guide grew when I pointed that out. It helps to know the Holocaust inside out when getting into a small discussion on it.

I pointed out who and what were killed, and why, but if the Polish Government could do this, this would become a SLAV national tragedy. And I actually get it, after Jews Slavs were next.

Put things in context, it helps.

Oh and it will unsettle those relations... but this happens like almost clockwork every major anniversary.
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