Here Space of Memory: Blog by Paul Verschure

1389.2 Holocaust B“Wir wissen nur dass wenn wir hier rauskommen, das wir alles dass wir hier erlebt haben in die Welt hinaus schreien müssen, anders kann man nicht leben”

“We only know that when we get out of here, we must shout out into the world about everything that we have experienced here. Otherwise one cannot live.”

These are the words of Charlotte Grunow recorded on April 20, 1945 by BBC reporter Patrick Gordon Walker.

photo: Soon after liberation, camp survivors await their ration of potato soup. Bergen-Belsen, Germany, April 28, 1945. US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Read more at Here Space of Memory: Conserving, Presenting and Elaborating the Memory of the Holocaust and Nazi crimes

Blog by Paul Verschure, published by the European Commission blog, DAE