On an overcast thursday afternoon in september 1941, the jews of Krupki in central Belarus wound their way out of town, across the highway. One of the German soldiers driving them to their deaths was twenty-year-old Private Walter Kartelmeier. He noticed a small child whose pants had fallen down around his ankles. Though his mother tried to help him keep up, the child was in danger of being trampled by those behind. Kartelmeier pulled the mother and child out of line and allowed her to pull up his pants. They then rejoined the column and were soon shot in an...
|Title of host publication||Lessons and Legacies XI|
|Subtitle of host publication||Expanding Perspectives on the Holocaust in a Changing World|
|Editors||Karl Schleunes, Hilary Earl|
|Place of Publication||Chicago|
|Publisher||Northwestern University Press|
|ISBN (Print)||9780810130913, 9780810130906|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2014|