While the ambassador of Poland is correct that German Nazis built the concentration camps in Poland, his Sept. 22 letter, "Germany's Camp, Not Poland's," nevertheless reflects a historical inaccuracy in suggesting that Poland bore no responsibility for what transpired on Polish territory.
A large percentage of people who worked in the death camps and assisted the Germans in their murderous plans were Poles -- without whose assistance the Germans would never have been able to kill as many people as they did in such a short time.
There are many things Poles can do to build a better country where the sad events of the past won't be repeated. Rewriting history is not one of them.
ANDREW M. CAPLAN