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Click here to listen Dr. Robert Silber interviewed by KCCK’s Dennis Green about Holocaust Survivor Magda Brown’s upcoming appearances in the area.

By Elahe Izadi April 7   While at the Nazi Blechhammer Concentration Camp in German-occupied Poland, he wasn’t Henry Flescher. His name was 177153. That was the number tattooed on Flescher’s forearm by the Nazis during the Holocaust. And that number …

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s been more than 70 years since the horrors of the Holocaust first shocked the world. Now many survivors have passed on, and their descendants are left to carry on their legacies. Some shared their stories at Philadelphia’s …

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Remembering the past, transforming the future Alison Gowans The Gazette Apr 9, 2016 at 7:00 am | Print View On Magda Brown’s 17th birthday, June 11, 1944, she and her family were forced onto a railroad boxcar with 80 other …

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First Person Webcast Video Series Presented by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Hear Holocaust survivors tell their life stories in their own words, uniting personal experience with history in a way that is extraordinary in its immediacy and power. …

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Oświęcim, 30 miles from Krakow, Poland has long been famous as the archeological site of an ancient Slavic settlement, or “gord.” The walled village was built as a center of trade for late bronze and early Iron Age farmers, and …

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A SPLINTERED SOULD by ALAN LESTER BROOKS Set in San Francisco in 1947, a group of Jewish Holocaust survivors arrive from Poland, aided by the American Jewish community. Haunted by the death of their loved ones, they are haunted more …

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Patti Zarling USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin WRIGHTSTOWN – There stands a 1,000-year old tree in the German village where Martin Lowenberg was born, a tree that generations of his family walked near, sat under and enjoyed. Although the tree still stands, …

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Note: Related article Mike Kilen, mkilen@dmreg.com 6:20 p.m. CST January 11, 2016 Jennie Wolnerman, one of the last survivors of the Holocaust in Iowa, died Saturday in her Des Moines home at age 91. She never wanted future generations to forget …

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Polish Jew lived through two world wars, lost his family in Auschwitz, rebuilt life in Israel Mr Israel Krystal lived through the tumult of two world wars, lost his family in the Holocaust and escaped death in the Auschwitz concentration …

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