greek-prime-minister-alexis-tsipras-23REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis Greek Prime minister Alexis Tsipras reacts before a swearing in ceremony for Greece’s new lawmakers in the Greek parliament in Athens February 5, 2015.
The bill for 58,585 Jews sent to Auschwitz and other camps exceeded 2 million Reichsmark — more than 25 million euros ($27 million) in today’s money.
For decades, this was a forgotten footnote among all of the greater horrors of the Holocaust.
Today it is returning to the fore amid the increasingly bitter row between Athens and Berlin over the Greek financial bailout.