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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:16 AM
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The passing of a brave man

English Auschwitz survivor dies
An Englishman who survived the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz and dedicated his life to telling the story of the Holocaust, has died, aged 97.

Leon Greenman was living in Holland with his Dutch wife Esther, and their son, when they were rounded up in 1943 and sent to the death camp in Poland.


Mr Greenman later said he had promised God if he lived, he would let the world know what happened during the war.
His first public speech took place in 1946 and in 1995 a permanent gallery telling his story was established at the Jewish Museum in north London.
Three years later, he received an OBE for services against racism.


BBC Jerusalem correspondent Tim Franks, who interviewed Mr Greenman in 1995 to mark the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, said he literally lived behind bars there - with bars on the windows and his letterbox sealed - as he had been targeted by neo-Nazis.
But this did not stop him from doing his work or dim his determination, our correspondent said.

Rest at:

Tragic that Mr. Greenman's final years were troubled by the the same scum, now transformed into the Champions of the White Working Class, as the Beeb is currently reminding us, ad nauseam.

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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 06:07 PM
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1. RIP
And damn all Nazis to hell.
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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-10-08 08:22 AM
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2. Amen to that, LB. A fulsome obituary from the Guardian, bless 'em ....

But, of course, as the Beeb's documentary made clear on Saturday night, Enoch Powell wasn't a bad guy. Just a mite tactless ....

Move along the furnace, would you, Enoch and Oswald? We've got that nice Nick Griffin coming down soon.

With a bit of luck ... :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin:

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