German railway company Deutsche Bahn, which owns a network of high-speed trains, has been criticized for his decision to name one of the new trains in honor of Anne Frank, the website MorgenPost.
The Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam, writes Deutsche Welle website, declare that this decision is called «new pain» those who survived the exile, and recalled the days when the Jews were taken by train to concentration camps.
Surprised and angered by the choice of Deutsche Bahn also users of social networks. «I’m the only one who finds it strange the company is the successor of the «Reichsbahn» call train «Anne Frank?», — prishet the lady Twitter under the name Franziska.
However, Deutsche Bahn’s claim that Anne Frank’s name was chosen with good intentions. The jury voted for this decision by selecting the name of a Jewish girl of the 24 proposed names. The company argued that the jury sought to perpetuate the memory of Anne Frank, and in order to mock her.
Deutsche Bahn is a kind of successor to «Reichsbahn» — state railway company of Germany during the Second world war. During the war, «Reichsbahn» forced to pay the fare of those passengers, whom she transported to the concentration camps, including Auschwitz.
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