Teach passengers on future ‘Anne Frank’ train the history of Holocaust deportations

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By J-Wire.. Following reports that Germany’s national railway plans to name a high-speed train after Anne Frank, World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder urged Deutsche Bahn to contextualise its decision and provide passengers of the ICE Inter-city Express with information about its predecessor company’s role in the deportation of Jews during the Holocaust. In a letter to Deutsche Bahn AG CEO Richard Lutz, Lauder wrote that the railway’s decision to include the young Holocaust victim among its list of influential Germans “was initially met with some resistance, not least because Anne Frank was deported by the trains of the Reichsbahn to Auschwitz. Read the full story.

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