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November 10, 2016

Was the Auschwitz camp originally owned by the grandfather of George Bush?

Filed under: Germany — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 4:32 pm
My photo of the barracks in the main Auschwitz camp

My photo of barracks in the main Auschwitz camp

I have just read a news article which claims that Auschwitz was originally owned by Preston Bush:–1.html

Was “Preston Bush” an ancestor of former president George Bush?  I don’t think so!

The following quote is from the news article:

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Originally owned by Preston Bush who used the site to make a fortune from Polish slave labour, Auschwitz was sold to the Nazi regime who established it as the largest extermination camp in Europe in 1940. Today the museum and memorial serve to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust so the world never forgets the atrocities of World War II.

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George Bush’s grandfather was Prescott Bush. I previously blogged about this at