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re: Bombing Auschwitz

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in response to reader comment: On the "not bombing Auschwitz"

Submitted by james burke (Canada), Jun 30, 2008 at 17:23

Even the British did not bomb AUschwitz - they realized that if succesful, more german soldiers sent to battle front and this will result in more allied soldiers getting hurt or killed and the existence of these camps meant that if there were less camps more german resources used in the battle front.

Plus who cares ,they are only jews right?

But I do believe, along wth Robert Clary ( Lebeau from Hogan's heros; a survivor of a camp; his family except for his brother ( I think) was slaughtered), that a bombing, although would have killed many of the jews there might have saved jews from being killed theree in the future ( but maybe their deaths would have taken at other camps who knows) but they were only homeless jews which did not meet the military cost/benefit test as does darfur today.


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