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Introduction to the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.</i> …

Children during the Holocaust

Children were especially vulnerable in the era of the Holocaust.<p>The Nazis advocated killing children of “unwanted” or “dangerous” groups either as …

World History

Burma: World's Highest Number of Child Soldiers

(New York) Burma has the largest number of child soldiers in the world and the number is growing, Human Rights Watch said in an extensive new report …

Dr. Gisella Perl: A Hero in Hell

Gisella Perl showed academic promise at a young age. At the age of 16 she was the only woman—and the only Jewish person—to graduate from her …

Perl

A Child's Escape From Auschwitz

<i>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment.</i><p><b>Michael Bornstein</b> was among the youngest survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp when it was liberated by the Soviets in January 1945. He was just 4-years-old.<p>Michael was born in 1940 to very unlucky circumstances: His family was Jewish …

History