Burger King advertises at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Burger King Shows Bad Taste Advertising to Dachau Visitors

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A local Burger King franchise is under fire in Germany after flyers advertising burgers and shakes were distributed to visitors of the Dachau concentration camp site where more than 200,000 people were imprisoned, and an estimated 40,000 murdered, during World War II. The site is considered a place of mourning and …

Sources: Welt, BILD

Photo: Graham Hills [Flickr]

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The 70th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Dachau

By Rick Landman on Email

Henry Landman’s Story of the Liberation Day My father, Henry (Heinz) Landman, was so excited to be invited to the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Dachau; for he was not only there at the liberation as an American soldier, but was also interned there as a Jew after Kristallnacht. …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at [email protected]