"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)

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November 22nd, 2010

German Nazi Suspect Samuel Kunz Dies Ahead of Trial

This is verbatim of the article from BCC News on November 22, 2010. The link may no longer be available.

A Nazi suspect indicted on charges of involvement in the murders of 430,000 Jews at Belzec death camp has died in Germany aged 89.

Samuel Kunz was third on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazi war crimes suspects and had been due to go on trial early next year.

He was also accused of personally shooting dead 10 Jews at the camp in occupied Poland during 1942-43.

October 28th

'You don't forget': Medic's Holocaust diary tells story of hell

This is verbatim of the article from CNN on October 28, 2010. The link may no longer be available.

Washington (CNN) -- The tattered journal, its pages yellow with age, contains the painful memories of a U.S. medic, a man who recorded the deaths of soldiers who survived one of World War II's bloodiest battles yet met their end as slaves in Nazi Germany.

32. Hamilton 4-5-45
33. Young 4-5-45
34. Smith 4-9-45
35. Vogel 4-9-45
36. Wagner 4-9-45

October 27th

Paul Gidaly Biography now available

The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center is pleased to provide you with a new survivor biography of Paul Gidaly. Paul survived and escaped the Hungarian Jewish Labor Battalions and subsequently hid in Budapest.

View it here