“It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory” — Paulo Coelho
“The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.” — Czeslaw Milosz
Shoes on the Danube Promenade ― A haunting and moving memorial to the Jewish victims shot into the Danube in 1944-45 by fascist Arrow Cross Militiamen, 60 pairs of rusted men’s, women’s and children’s shoes sit at the edge of the water, as if their owners had just stepped out and left them there.
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Photos by Mary O’Connor © 2016 (Part of an ongoing series of Danube River cruise photos)