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Israeli Jets Fly Over Dachau & 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre Site

Israeli Air Force F-16s and German Eurofighters fly over the Nazi camp memorial and airfield where 11 Israeli athletes were brutally massacred by Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics.

By The Associated Press


German and Israeli Air Force jets flew over the former Nazi concentration camp Dachau on Tuesday in tribute to the Jews and others killed there during the Holocaust.

Two Israeli F-16s and two German Eurofighters escorted an Israeli Air Force Gulfstream G-550 carrying the commanders of both air forces over the camp memorial outside Munich, while a third Eurofighter filmed the formation from the sky.

German and IAF jets fly in formation over the Fuerstenfeldbruck airbase in commemoration of the Israeli victims of the 1972 Olympic massacre .-

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Merkel joins US vets & Jewish survivors marking 70th anniversary of Dachau liberation

WATCH: German Chancellor Merkel says marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp, “There were unfathomable horrors everywhere. They all admonish us to never forget. No, we will never forget.”


Germans will never forget the “unfathomable horrors” that the Nazis inflicted at the death camps, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp near Munich.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and camp survivor Max Mannheimer (in wheelchair) prepare to lay a wreath at Dachau, Sunday – Photo: AP

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Now the ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ Sign from Dachau Camp Was Stolen

Last time, in December 2009, the sign from Auschwitz , which bears the same slogan, was stolen & cut into pieces.

By Arutz Sheva


German police have announced that part of the large iron sign at the entrance to the Dachau Concentration Camp which says “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Makes You Free) has been stolen. No suspects have yet been identified.

The entrance to the Auschwitz death camp. – Photo: REUTERS

Dachau, which is not far from Munich, was the first of the Nazi concentration camps in Germany.

The sign over the main gate at the Auschwitz death camp, which bears the same slogan, was stolen and cut into pieces in December 2009. Continue Reading »