From a NY Times book review (by DAVID MARGOLICK Published: July 23, 2006)of Jan Gross's book "Fear..." Polish attitudes toward the Germans remain understandably bitter. During his trip to Poland this May, when he visited Auschwitz, the German-born Pope Benedict XVI took care to speak mostly in Italian. But as Gross reminds us, in at least one respect many Poles applauded Hitler: just as he offered a final solution to Germany?s Jewish problem, he was taking care of Poland?s, too. Nazi policies toward the Jews, the legendary underground Polish diplomat Jan Karski reported to his government-in-exile in London in 1940, formed ?a sort of narrow bridge where the Germans and a large part of Polish society meet in harmony.?
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