What we stand for — Faces of Auschwitz


KL Auschwitz played a significant role in Nazi Germany’s “Final Solution” to its self-imposed and imagined “Jewish Problem.”: The Final Solution sought nothing less than the wholesale murder of the Jewish people in Nazi-occupied Europe as well as in areas assumed to be conquered later. According to the United States Holocaust Museum, up to six […]

via What we stand for — Faces of Auschwitz

Faces of Auschwitz is a must visit site. This morning with the music of JS Bach playing softly in the background I read through the site’s pages. The collaboration between the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, photo colorization expert Marina Amaral, dedicated historians, and volunteers have produced a body of scholarly work that is simply amazing. The enhanced photographs of the victims and their profiles captured my complete attention. I emotionally felt the enormity of what I was reading and seeing. The historical perspective is recited with empathy. The efficiency that the Nazi’s exhibited during their implementation of the Final Solution is felt in the gut before it is intellectually absorbed.  Giving the victims’ faces color and telling their stories personalizes the Holocaust in a way that transports us back in time to the actual death camps. I recommend that you visit this site and seriously considered supporting financially the work that the project is doing.

 

About Paul Hunter Jones

I was raised in Great Neck, New York. In 1975 I received a B.A. degree from Alfred University. Three years later I graduated from the University of Michigan School of Law and have been practicing law in New York ever since. I am a Republican though I will vote according to the better policy or stance. Politics, law, and finance are my interests. I give special thanks to Cheryl Jones of Lexington South Carolina, my sister, and Eliana Trout Blanco of Santa Marta, Colombia, a one of the kind friend, for their contributions in the writing of this blog.
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