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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-20-05 08:07 AM
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There were plenty of Jewish Nazi sympathizers/collaborators during WWII

Revisionists ignore ugly reality of Jewish collaborators in Second World War

As a Ukrainian political prisoner who survived several Nazi concentration camps, including Majdanek, it is incumbent upon me to place on record certain facts which, however unpalatable they may be for some of your readers, must be recalled. The ignorance of men like Sol Littman, or of his apologists, Messrs. Lucien Karchmar and Gerald Tulchinsky, must not be allowed to stand unchallenged. Many of my friends -Ukrainians, Poles, Jews - perished in the Nazi death camps. I cannot now allow revisionists, of whatever political bent, to selectively recall only those bits of Second World War history that suit their interests and ignore those realities which I personally experienced.

In November, 1943, some 27,000 Jews were exterminated in Section 5 of the Majdanek concentration camp. I was interned in Section 4, from where it was possible to catch glimpses of what was happening inside the adjacent section. The ugly truth is that most of the victims were handed over to their executioners by other Jews.

The latter were occupied in the running of the internal administration of this camp, and I read of many others. While I do not dispute, in any sense, the suffering endured by the Jews during the Second World War - I shared in the degradations, the misery, and the humiliations of concentration camp existence - I find it hypocritical that, four decades after the war, some individuals and organizations are suddenly busy searching for Nazi war criminals among East European communities.

It seems to me that it is incumbent upon them to first proceed against the war criminals in their own midst. It might be objected that justice was done in this matter soon after the war. Yet, as Dr. Petro Mirchuk, another Ukrainian political prisoner, held in the infamous Auschwitz camp (and tattooed #49734), has pointed out, many former Jewish collaborators escaped serious punishment after the war, and continue to live, unharmed, in Israel.

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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-20-05 08:14 AM
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1. Well, there are gays who support the Republicans
*huge sigh*
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