KUER Local News
12:11 am
Thu April 12, 2007

A Utah Soldier Remembers Dachau

Salt Lake City, UT – This Sunday, April 15th, is Holocaust Remembrance Day, honoring the memory of the six million Jews and many others who were murdered in German concentration camps during World War Two.

Joel Shapiro was serving in a U-S Army intelligence role 62 years ago. This Jewish soldier from Utah and a buddy borrowed a jeep and went to visit the concentration camp at Dachau. Today, Joel Shapiro serves on the board of trustees of the United Jewish Federation of Utah.