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Woman who SURVIVED Auschwitz because Nazis ran out of gas turns 101

A Jewish woman who escaped the gas chambers of Auschwitz is preparing to celebrate her 101st birthday<p>Klara Markus, 100, from Sighetu Marmaţiei, in …

Oldest male Nazi concentration camp survivor dies aged 107

The oldest known male survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, whose life was documented in the book and film 'Unbroken Will', has died aged 107.<p>Leopold Engleitner, a conscientious objector, was imprisoned in the Buchenwald, Niederhagen and Ravensbrueck camps between 1939 and 1943.<p>He refused to …

Holocaust Survivors Share Memories of Auschwitz 70 Years Later

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Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/26/1422280529297/87c46f20-f20a-46e4-81ed-e0170d19ce79-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …

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The Holocaust's Forgotten Victims: The 5 Million Non-Jewish People Killed By The Nazis

<i>This article was first released in 2015 but has been republished to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2016</i><p>Six million Jewish people were …

Holocaust Memorial Day: Apples Kept Paula Kreiter Alive In Auschwitz, Notorious Nazi Death Camp

My mother, Paula, was just 11 when the first German bombs of World War II fell on the Polish town she called home, Radzyń, about halfway between …

A Drone Flew Over Auschwitz And Captured This Solemn Footage

This Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the concentration camp's liberation.

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Lives lived, unseen: Jewish ghetto life in Nazi-occupied Poland

Henryk Ross’s unexpected, often shocking, images of Jewish ghetto life get their first comprehensive show<p>In the summer of 1944, following Nazi orders …

Holocaust Denial Worries Historians And Religious Leaders As Survivors Dwindle

<i>On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember the</i> …

The Bermuda conference that failed to save the Jews

As the Warsaw Ghetto was being razed, the Allies held an almost forgotten conference to discuss saving the Jews. Their failure to help contributed to the suicide of Szmul Zygielbojm, the whistleblower of the Holocaust who sent his first report to The Daily Telegraph<p>The lilies were in bloom for …

Nazi Auschwitz worker to stand trial in April, aged 93 | DW | 02.02.2015

The regional court in the northern German city of Lüneburg said on Monday that Oskar Groening's trial, expected to be one of the last of its kind, …

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Video appears to show alleged assassination attempt by drone<p>Video appears to show drone exploding in Venezuela<p>The world's most elite cliff divers …

Nazi Auschwitz camp officer, 93, to face trial over 300,000 deaths

Oskar Groening, a former death camp officer, will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder<p>A 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp officer will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, a court …

Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education

<b>Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Some educators are upset.<p>Recently I’ve noticed an increasing number of ed folks</i> …

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