Writing Prompts - Raymond Sandvig

Prompt 1

Though Sandvig did not liberate any camps he still heard the stories and witnessed how the Holocaust had destroyed Europe. Review the stories of other American eyewitnesses who did liberate camps, Harry Snodgrass, James Dorris, and James Garner. Cite examples from these films and transcripts to support some of the testimony that Sandvig witnessed at the Nuremberg Trials.

Prompt 2

British scientist and novelist C.P. Snow stated: “When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion.” Write an essay supporting this statement citing examples from Raymond Sandvig’s film and testimony.