So what exactly was the Holocaust? And D-Day and the beaches of Normandy? Who were the Allies?
Well, I know what these things are because I learned in school. This kind of stuff was mandatory in those days. But what about the present generation? As author of the novel THE LAST WITNESS, which is about the last living survivor of the Holocaust in the year 2039, I set out to see for myself.
We interviewed university students in Toronto and asked them what they knew, and believe me, the questions were pretty basic.