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Unspeakable Acts, Incredible Pictures


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/unspeakable_acts_incredible_pictures_20050715

A large, striped blue-and-white flag bearing the phrase, "Liberation!" greets visitors at the Museum of Tolerance exhibit, "Liberation! Revealing the Unspeakable," about the Allied soldiers and the starved, dying and dead Jews they discovered while liberating concentration camps. In a hallway there is a row of photographs of soldiers who became the saviors of survivors. Then, down a set of stairs to the main exhibit area, one gallery wall features a 1945 poem written by an unnamed survivor upon learning of Hitler's death: I have outlived the fiend My lifelong wish fulfilled What more need I achieve My heart is full of joy

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