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Polish priest who was oldest surviving prisoner at Dachau concentration camp dies aged 100
The oldest surviving inmate of the Dachau concentration camp died at the begining of April 2013, aged 100. Leon Stepniak, a Polish priest, was arrested by the Gestapo in 1940 in the village of Klebowiec.He spent the next five years in Dachau, a site in south-east Germany which was the first concentration camp to be opened by the Nazi goverment.
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Lest We Forget - September 11, 2001
Lest We Forget - September 11, 2001
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Love at First Sight, Transcending Nazi Internment (Published 2007)
Jack & Ina Polak sparked a love affair while in the same concentration camp, exchanging love letters over the course of being held captive. They married after being liberated, and have stayed together over 60 years.
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Little boy (Josef Schleifstein) in liberated Nazi concentration camp smiles in the camera and starts to cry, 1945. BBC WW2 in color
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A Polish boy liberated by Americans at a concentration camp enjoys his first meal of US Army rations. Now these are the kinds of pictures I like to see! Such happiness.
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Irena Sendler smuggled some 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust.[5]
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Partisans Memorial
Memorial Jerusalem
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Jerusalén: Museo del holocausto: Plaza de Janusz Korczak
Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.
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Jerusalem - Western Wall's Letters for God
The Israeli postal service sorts over 2 million pieces of mail daily, and inevitably some of those letters come addressed to God. Rather than consign the letters to bins of undeliverable mail, letters addressed to God are collected and deposited at the Western Wall a few times a year. Postal authorities consider the letters private conversations with God and do not open them. Letters come from all corners of the globe
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Jerusalem, Jewish Quarter
Jerusalem, Jewish Quarter
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404 - File or directory not found.
Jewish quarter of Amsterdam
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My Take: 7 life lessons from a Holocaust survivor
7 Life Lessons from a Holocaust Survivor
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National Post
Pregnant in Auschwitz: Toronto Holocaust survivor recalls split-second decision that saved her and unborn son #history
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A woman about to be murdered. The Germans recycled the clothing for German use. The victims lost everything, even their dignity
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Florence Witz, mother of Gene Simmons, Holocaust Survivor and all-around super woman.