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Message in a Bottle April 29, 2009

Posted by Rambling Man in General Bloggery.

My interest was drawn to a remarkable story in today’s Times On-line website, which incidentally is one of the best on-line resources around …

It details of a message in a bottle, written in desperation by 7 prisoners in the death camp of Auschwitz, late in 1944. As the article says, we can suppose they were trying to leave some semblance of themselves to be remembered after they were gone.

At least one of the prisoners, a Frenchman, survived and has been tracked down in Marseilles. Go to the site and read their story – it is interesting and at the same time harrowing …




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