Originally posted on Blogul Buceginatura2000:
Un alt subiect cu o oarecare sensibilitate… este oarecum amuzant cand vad cate ravagii face virusul dacic :) “Sa invie spiritul dacic”… “toti ca unul, cum erau getii” si cate altele :) Ceea ce nu inseamna ca nu sunt un admirator al acestei parti din istoria noastra sau ca nu respect dreptul la a crede in ce doresc cate unii. Ma amuza pe mine acest gen de patriotism… nu pentru ca nu rezonez cu ideea dacica :) ci pentru ca mi se pare atat pueril cat si nefundamentat din punct de vedere al realitatii istorice. Adica sunt persoane care si-au creat lumi imaginare, pornind de la tot felul de afirmatii desprinse din context si netrecute prin filtrul normalitatii… si care la randul lor emit tot felul de teorii. Problema este ca aceste teorii se tot propaga si vor ajunge sa fie confundate cu adevarul istoric, adica ne cam scriem noi…
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Originally posted on TIME:
A Nazi officer who was responsible for the deaths of over 128,000 Jews probably died in Syria four years ago, a leading Nazi hunter has revealed.
Former SS Captain Alois Brunner had been advising the Assad regime on torture techniques and was 98 when he died, the Sunday Express reported. Brunner, long one of the world’s most-wanted war criminals and a chief lieutenant of holocaust architect Adolf Eichmann, reportedly fled to Syria in the 1950s and subsequently survived two assassination attempts by Israeli spy agency Mossad.
Dr. Efraim Zuroff, director of the Israel branch of a human rights foundation called The Simon Weisenthal Centre and a leading Nazi hunter, first broke the news of Brunner’s death and said the confirmation came from a former German secret agent who served in the Middle East. The Centre has taken Brunner’s name off its list of wanted Nazis, but Zuroff said they have…
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