On the left: Bill Kongable, who liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp.
On the right: Chick Havey, who liberated Dachau.
They were honored today at the Holocaust Museum of Houston. Those medals you see were placed around their necks by Holocaust survivors who wore their gratitude with beaming hearts and smiles.
Nine survivors. Four liberators. A room full of people in awe of time marching on, and palpably honored to be in the presence of some of history’s most important players.
(In the middle, a woman who can’t believe the immense honor of being sandwiched by two of her heroes from the Greatest Generation).