Seventy years on, the city of Warsaw remembers its dead
Last week, Poland observed the 70th anniversary of
the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. Gavin Drake
IT SAYS a great deal about the power of forgiveness and the
spirit of reconciliation that the square in Warsaw in which the
Monument to the Ghetto Heroes stands should be named after a former
West German Chancellor. Also that a concert by the Israel Symphony
Orchestra in the city, to mark the 70th anniversary of the
uprising, should be of music by a German composer.
As the Nazi conquest took hold, Jews were gathered together in
ghettoes throughout Eastern Europe - walled districts ...
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