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Topic - 1944-00-00
A friend of mine had a similar experience to that of writer Jeffrey Scott Shapiro, albeit 30 years ago ("No Dachau? No Auschwitz? Ignoring just as evil as denying," Commentary, Oct. 18). When my friend visited Dachau, he encountered a German population that professed to know nothing (or pretended to know nothing) about what had occurred there. There was universal denial and no acceptance of blame for those who had been killed.
Veterans Day urges us to salute all living service members, the very people who share your house of worship, live down the block, work at the local grocer or beauty shop, teach our children, who did exactly what was asked of them — serve their country.