"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)
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Tue, 03/23/2010 - 10:17am
A German court has sentenced an 88-year-old former member of the Nazi SS to life in prison for the murder of three Dutch civilians in 1944. Heinrich Boere had told the court in Aachen that he killed a bicycle shop owner, a pharmacist and a member of the resistance as part of a death squad. But he said he was following orders and would have been shot for not doing so.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 9:38pm
According to Berthe Meijer, a Bergen Belsen concentration camp survivor, Anne Frank told stories to young children. Half frozen, starving, and lice ridden, Anne Frank told fairy tales to distract the children from the horrors surrounding them.