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Play Holocaust victims, Jewish couple are told

Issue No. 2307

They had an unusual way of celebrating the jubilee in Bury. Instead of waving union jacks, they held a festival where people dressed up as Nazis. But things got a lot worse when a Jewish couple was asked to join in—by dressing as Holocaust victims.

Merton and Barbara Paul say they were even asked to wear a yellow Star of David. Some in the crowd at the “wartime weekend” were dressed in SS uniforms. Merton called it “completely disrespectful”.

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The Troublemaker
Tue 12 Jun 2012, 19:45 BST
Issue No. 2307
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