Photo of the day: Shoes on the Danube

2014-04-14 17:03
Cape Town - The Shoes on the Danube Promenade is a memorial concept by filmdirector Can Togay and was created by him and the sculptor Gyula Pauer on the bank of the Danube River in Budapest.

It honors the Jews who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II.

They were ordered to take off their shoes, and were shot at the edge of the water so that their bodies fell into the river and were carried away.

It represents their shoes left behind on the bank.

Take a look at this beautiful pic captured by Instagram user sarahmmain.

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