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May 15, 2011

The grandchildren of the Nazi “monsters”

Filed under: Germany, Holocaust — Tags: , — furtherglory @ 3:38 pm

One of the regular readers of this blog alerted me to a news article on the European MSNBC website about the grandchildren of alleged Nazi war criminals; you can read it here.  I was particularly appalled by the emotional pain heaped upon unsuspecting grandchild Ursula Boger.  The article pointed out that “It was only during her university years — reading books about the Holocaust — that Ursula Boger found out her grandfather was the most dreaded torturer at Auschwitz.”

According to the MSNBC article, “Boger, 41, said it took her several years of therapy and group seminars to begin to come to terms with the fact her grandfather was a monster.”     (more…)