Today on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, I will take a few moments to pause and reflect on the millions of people who died, both at the hands of the Nazis, as well as those who died in WWII. My family is lucky that all the grandfathers who fought in the war [in the navy and army] survived. Like most people of their generation, they never discussed what happened, what they saw and experienced.
If you have time, please check out the recent 4OD programme [please note it is extremely graphic in its content, so not recommended for those of a delicate disposition]. The extraordinary story of the Allied forces who filmed the terrible scenes in the Nazi concentration camps, and Sidney Bernstein's attempt to produce a landmark documentary record of what they found