Aug. 15, 2008
This story just briefly shows a glimpse into the horrors James Hoyt saw, all created by mans inhumanity against his fellow
man. Please read the full article about this very humble man. The motto of those who survived the horrors of the Nazis is “Never Forget” - Mr. Hoyt is a man who witnessed why.
By Wayne Drash, CNN.com senior producer
(CNN) — James Hoyt delivered mail in rural Iowa for more than 30 years. Yet Hoyt had long kept a secret from most of those who knew him best: He was one of the four U.S. soldiers to first see Germany’s Buchenwald concentration camp.
Hoyt died Monday at his home in Oxford, Iowa, a town of about 700 people where he had lived his entire life. He was 83. More . . .