"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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August 28th, 2009

"Who Will Carry The Word?" to be Performed

The Philadelphia based OtherWORDS Theater will be performing Who Will Carry The Word? this September to give a voice to those "who were denied a voice by the industry of killing that was a major part of the Nazi’s national policy during World War II." Written by survivor Charlotte Delbo and directed by Anth

August 25th

A Little Known Chapter of Concentration Camp Life is Revealed in a New Book

Beginning in 1942 at Mauthausen and continuing through the end of the war, the Nazis decided that forced labor prisoners would work harder if they were promised sex at the end of the day. To pursue this hope, they set up 10 brothels that offered up to 200 women inmates. Jews were not allowed to participate, nor were Soviet prisoners of war.