One of my favorite authors is Andy Andrews, who always writes things from a very different perspective as anyone else. I have all of his books, and am always interested in his point of view.
One of his latest books is called How Do You Kill 11 Million People? I have to admit that I would have passed by the book if it weren’t for the author.
The new book is the story of the holocaust, but unlike anything you’ve ever read. It’s also a very small book, which you can read in about fifteen or so minutes. But you will find that you are thinking about it for days afterward. It’s a book that just makes you give it to someone else and say, “Read this. I want to talk about it with you.”
The story is basically a question about how millions of people were killed by Hitler and the Nazis. Most of the time, they boarded trains with little resistance. Trains heading to concentration camps. I’ve heard directly from Holocaust survivors the horrors involved. Most of us have read books and seen movies depicting the events.
But I don’t know of anyone else who ever asked “Why? Why did they board the trains without fighting back?”