Friday, November 08, 2013

Lest We Forget

Tomorrow is the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, one of the truly low moments in Western Civilization.  If you don't know what it is, the nice people at Wikipedia will bring you up to speed here.

I know of this anniversary because I just finished reading an article in The Times about the rise in anti-Semitism in Europe and an op-ed about more or less the same thing.  Honestly, the two of them could not be more depressing.  The op-ed piece opens with these two lines ...

My father, Aladar Szegedy-Maszak, a Hungarian diplomat, dined with Adolf Hitler three times.  He then went to the concentration camp at Dachau.

Here's a set of photos of Anne Frank, taken in one of those little photo booths sometime in the 1930s, back when she was just a kid in a photo booth ...




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Blogger Rovin' Ricky said...

Selfies!

10:29 AM  

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