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Berlin Conference this Wednesday

Postby Upton_O_Goode » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:56 pm

Attending a memorial service for a friend and colleague this afternoon, I saw another long-term colleague who had been invited to this conference in memory of our friend and colleague Raul Hilberg, but unfortunately was already committed elsewhere:

(Web page at the link has been taken down. The annual Hilberg lecture at UVM is this Tuesday night. I plan to go to hear Dan Michman from Yad Vashem.)

As a general resource:

http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmchs/
"Still, doubts gnawed at everyone. And under no circumstances could I acknowledge my own similar doubts. In order to coax the participants into psychic stability, I had to appear to be rock-solidly convinced of the necessity of carrying out this horrifyingly cruel command."

Rudolf Höß, hanged facing Auschwitz, the camp he commanded, in April 1947. He admitted to 1.1 to 1.5 million murders carried out under his command. Eichmann told him the number was 2.5 million.

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