Heinrich Himmler sickened by mass execution 70 years ago today

The World At War: Genocide 2/5 (Himmler's visit to Minsk @ 9:44)

(Friday, August 15, 1941) — German leader Heinrich Himmler, Reichsführer of the SS, visited a concentration camp near Minsk today and asked to witness the shooting of 100 Jews, a sight that nauseated him.

The World At War: Genocide 3/5 (Himmler's visit to Minsk continues @ 0:00)

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