Veterans Affairs removes headstones with swastikas at Texas cemetery

“(JTA) — The Department of Veterans Affairs removed two gravestones bearing swastikas from a military cemetery in Texas.

With little fanfare, the VA removed the headstones of the two German soldiers, American prisoners of war, on Monday morning from Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a group that advocates for troops and veterans who report discrimination in the military, had launched a campaign for the removal of the headstones in May after a veteran of Jewish descent saw them. […]”

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