Taking a break from World Cup,
soccer fans visit Dachau memorial
By Toby Axelrod
June 23, 2006


BERLIN, June 25 (JTA) — Taking a break from the World Cup soccer tournament under way in Germany, an international group of soccer fans visited the former Dachau concentration camp to make a statement about hate.
Wearing their team shirts, some 150 non-Jewish sports fans from Great Britain, Germany and Poland visited the Dachau memorial outside Munich last Friday in a program co-organized by Maccabi of Great Britain and the anti-racism initiative of LondonEnglandFans.

“We want to show our fanship and we want to show the world that we will never again let things be done which have been done more than 60 years ago,â€? said Herbert Schroeger, 46, of Munich, a member of Munich 1860 Against…