Nazi descendants attend Holocaust memorial service

DESCENDANTS of Nazi SS officers will oppose antisemitism and commemorate Holocaust victims as they participate in the March of Life event on Thursday, August 23.

Fifty people descended from Nazi SS, Wehrmacht and German police officers working under Hitler’s regime, will attend the organisation’s main ceremony in Warsaw.

Lia Shemtov, an Israeli member of Knesset for the Yisrael Beiteinu party, will attend , together with hundreds of people from Israel, Poland and Germany.

Descendants of Holocaust perpetrators and victims will speak at the site of a former death camp.

Last updated: 9:58pm, August 21 2012