Friday, 21 June 2013

Legacy of "Italian Schindler" Reconsidered After Historical Review

FSWC Reports:


He has been called "the Italian Schindler," honored as a righteous gentile in Israel and declared a martyr by Pope John Paul II for helping save 5,000 during the Holocaust.

But the New York Times reported Thursday that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington has decided to remove Giovanni Palatucci's heroic tale from an exhibition after being informed that he was in fact an enthusiastic Nazi who collaborated with the deportation of Jews to Auschwitz. 

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