This war gets more harrowing every single time I revisit it.
Yet another sobering take on the trial at Nuremberg.
This particular documentary features "never-before-heard trial testimony," one line from the documentary (in particular) stopping me in my tracks: "When we ran out of gas, we wondered, 'Do we really need gas at all?'"
...and so this guard, and others alongside him, proceeded to throw live children in the ovens in the final days. And, when those ovens overflowed, they threw children in make-shift ovens dug in trenches.
The barbarism of man knows no limit.
The word is, to me, frightening in and of itself, as it comes from the Greek holokauston ("a thing wholly burnt"), a derivation of holokaustos ("burned whole").