On the Anniversary of Buchenwald’s Liberation, I Remember the Priests Who Died There

Buchenwald slave laborers

On April 11, 1945, American troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald. The horror that the American soldiers found there was beyond comprehension: The camp held prisoners from all over Europe and Russia, including Jews and non-Jewish Poles and Slovenes, religious and political prisoners, Jehovah’s Witnesses, criminals, homosexuals, and prisoners of war.In addition to the hated Jews, Buchenwald held captive politicians, poets, concert pianists, architects and writers. Among t … [Read more...]