San Antonio-Two German World War II tombs with Nazi crosses were removed from the Sumburgh Houston National Cemetery and replaced with new headstones.
According to the “San Antonio Express” report, whether this tombstone is a historical relic worthy of preservation or a sign of hatred that should be destroyed has caused long-term controversy.
The head of the cemetery, Aubrey David, led several workers to the German prisoners of war Alfred P. Kafka and Georg Foss at around 8:15 on Wednesday morning. The grave of Georg Forst.
Each tombstone has a revised Iron Cross, depicting the cross in the cross. The inscription is also engraved on the inscription: “He died in Fuller, the people and the motherland not far from home.”
Michael L. “Mickey” Weinstein, founder and chairman of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, said: “Obviously, this will take a long time to complete, and obviously this is the right approach.” In the armed forces.
After learning about the tombstone in May of last year, the foundation asked the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilke to order the tombstone to be removed. The organization also hopes that Wilke “immediately apologizes to all American veterans and their families.”
Virginia refuses, saying it has a responsibility to preserve “historical resources” even if they acknowledge divided historical figures or events. However, members of Congress, including Senator Ted Cruz and representatives of Texas, Will Heard of San Antonio, and Kay Granger of Fort Worth, demanded that the tombstone be removed.
“I’m very happy that the tombstone has been replaced,” Rep. Joaquin Castro said. “It is shocking to think that the symbols of the Third Reich and the Nazi regime will stand in the American military cemetery.”
It is not clear whether the third tombstone at Douglas Fort Cemetery in Utah also bears Nazi symbols.