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War is disastrous for all warring groups. The Second World War brought to light newer forms of torture in the form of concentration camps. However, though much has been written about those terrible acts – and they were terrible – much hasn’t been written about crimes or war happenings that are too disturbing to talk about. A lot of these latter crimes – such as rapes, child suicides, cannibalism of the dead, and rearing and slaughtering war prisoners to be eaten – happened or were done not by Germans but by others including the allied powers. Perhaps that is another reason why these disturbing acts haven’t been talked about more. Here’s a historian who braves to find and document this dark part of history:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/hay-festival/11605822/Anthony-Beevor-There-are-things-that-are-too-horrific.html

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