The Israel Air Force Flyover at Auschwitz: A Crass, Superficial Display

Why the Americans could not have bombed the death camp until July 1944, and why the 2003 flyover there was a mistake. A response to Ari Shavit.

Ari Shavit's article about the flyover at Auschwitz ‏(Haaretz English Edition, September 13‏) is full of mistakes and misinformation, and indicates profound and worrisome misunderstanding. It is written with great talent, as usual. Shavit claims that the Americans could have bombed the extermination facilities at...