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Boston Holocaust Memorial

By Trev_B
Situated in the heart of Boston is their memorial to the Holocaust.

Etched with thousands of numbers of the Holocaust victims.... I stops you dead in your tracks as stark reminder of what humanity can do to each other.

V2 and V3 are close ups of two of the panels, there are six such towers all bearing numbers and stories from survivors.

Tags: Photo journalism Holocaust Boston

Voters: firzhugh, franken, barbarahirst and 11 more

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franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2011 11:04AM
Interesting set.

barbarahirst 14 27 12 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2011 11:20AM
thanks for putting these up
achieverswales 12 8 101 Wales
26 Mar 2011 12:39PM
V1 is excellent Trev, optical illusion, love V2 also V3 has the bottom cropped off so cannot finish reading.


Trev_B 15 151 68 England
26 Mar 2011 12:45PM
Yes you are right, I nearly cropped the last two lines out as I could not get further away to capture more of the message, I thought it would miss the point then.

jackitec 14 16 Spain
26 Mar 2011 12:50PM
Interesting Trev, V1 for me,

User_Removed 14 26 2 United States
26 Mar 2011 1:12PM
So sad. A poignant series. There is a Holocaust museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, which has one of the boxcars the poor people were shoved into to be transported to the concentration camp. And what brings it sadly into the present - they had to have extra security to prevent anti-Semitic attacks.
26 Mar 2011 1:32PM
Yes Trev a sad reminder, well illustrated.

kaybee 18 8.4k 27 Scotland
26 Mar 2011 4:29PM
If I am honest - when I shot this place I had tears in my eyes.
It is when you realise that the 'smoked glass' is actually the etched numbers of all the dead ...... 1 million on each of the six towers
28 Mar 2011 3:28PM
A sad reminder indeed, but still a necessary remind, a great set Trev!
iancrowson 12 215 169 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 4:13PM
Good capture of a moving memorial

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