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"Dr. Heller, the Czech, asked if I would care to see the crematorium.
He said it wouldn't be very interesting, because the Germans had run
out of coke some days ago and had taken to dumping the bodies into a
great hole nearby.


But the manner of death seemed seemed unimportant. Murder had been
done at Buchenwald. God knows how many men and boys had died there
during the last twelve years. Thursday, I was told that there were
more than twenty thousand in the camp. There had been as many as sixty
thousand. Where are they now?"

from Edward R. Murrow's CBC broadcast describing conditions at
Buchenwald on the day of liberation, April 10, 1945.

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