The efforts of British forensic archeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls to expose the operations of Treblinka, a legendary Nazi camp in northeastern Poland, are the subject of “Treblinka: Hitler’s Killing Machine,” on the Smithsonian Channel.
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The programme, called ‘Nazi War Diggers’, has been branded a disgrace after gruesome footage was released showing the presenters extracting various body parts from a grave in Latvia.
Louise Zarmati's insight:
Here's a good contrast for those interested in feminist archaeology: contrast the disgraceful cowboy archaeology approach of 'Nazi War Diggers' to the forensic science of Dr Caroline Sturdy Coll's excavations at Treblinka.
The first-ever archaeological excavation of the Nazi death camp Treblinka has uncovered the brick walls of a gas chamber and three previously unknown mass graves, revealing the brutality of this concentration camp.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.