Headlining article in this month’s The Atlantic: the Stolpersteine


MONUMENTS TO THE UNTHINKABLE

”The first memorials┬áto the Holocaust were the bodies in concentration camps.
In January 1945, Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz, in southern Poland. As the German forces retreated, officers at Buchenwald, a camp in central Germany, crammed 4,480 prisoners into some 40 railcars in an effort to hide them from the Allies. They sent the train south to yet another camp: Dachau. Only a fifth of the prisoners survived the three-week journey.” Read full article.