Tag: Holocaust

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    Anne Frank: The Girl Behind the Diary

    Anne Frank (1929-1945) was a young Jewish girl who moved to the Netherlands from Germany with her family after Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. Life for Jews in…

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    3 Great Escapes from Nazi Concentration Camps

    1) Tadeusz Wiejowski Tadeusz Wiejowski was the first prisoner to escape from Auschwitz concentration camp. A cobbler from Kołaczyce, Poland, Wiejowsk arrived at Auschwitz on 14th June 1940 on board…

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    The Kindertransport: Rescuing the Children of WWII

    The eve of the 9th of November 1938 in Germany represents one of the darkest events in history, Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass), as it would come to be…