Reinhold Hanning: Horrible Killings

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If those facts are not enough to support the horrible killings upon the Jewish community and other minority groups, there are the stories of individuals that survived the unspeakable ordeal. Their stories match up with the confessions of Nazi soldiers. Reinhold Hanning, now 94 years old, was an Auschwitz guard and apologized in a trial in Germany for participating on the mass killings at the concentration camps. He said, “No one in my family knew that I was active at Auschwitz” (qtd. in Oltermann). During the trial, Hanning confessed he was ashamed of his actions and never revealed his story until now, like him there are others that do not want to relive their dishonorably pass and keep quiet. In the Holocaust encyclopedia, their article affirms
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