Kenneth Waltzer


After Liberation, a Struggle To Understand

By Kenneth Waltzer

After Liberation, a Struggle To Understand
Sixty-five years ago, on April 11, 1945, armored units of the U.S. Third Army advancing east in Germany came upon an enormous fenced concentration camp. What American soldiers and other visitors saw in the days that followed defied their understanding.Read More


Rescue Inside Buchenwald

By Kenneth Waltzer

Rescue Inside Buchenwald
When President Obama visited Buchenwald, he connected the camp with the larger story of the Nazi destruction of the Jews. Accompanied by Buchenwald survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, Obama laid a wreath at the camp memorial, honoring the memories of the 56,000 prisoners who died there.Read More



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