Friday, August 15, 2008

Buchenwald liberator, American hero dies at 83

"James Hoyt delivered mail in rural Iowa for more than 30 years. Yet Hoyt had long kept a secret from most of those who knew him best: He was one of the four U.S. soldiers to first see Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp." Warning... the article contains descriptions of some of Buchenwald's horrors. Why bring that up? We can't forget... and can't forget that humans still wreak havoc on each other.... but there are also decent people like the man profiled in this article who try to stop such things.

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