Two men smashed windows and beat a guard at a Jewish museum in Romania. Before going on their rampage, the two asked a guide in the Bucharest museum, “Where is the soap made of human fat? Is there any Auschwitz soap?” Many Holocaust scholars say the claim that the Nazis made soap from human fat is a myth.
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