The Holocaust
The Legacy Of Raoul Wallenberg


During World War II, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish businessman and diplomat, saved the lives of tens of thousands of Jews living in Nazi-occupied Hungary. While working as Sweden’s special envoy in Budapest from July to December of 1944, Wallenberg issued protective passports and sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish … Continue reading

The Holocaust
The Trial Of Adolf Eichmann


Adolf Eichmann was a lieutenant colonel in the Nazi Army and one of the lead organizers of the holocaust. Eichmann was responsible for coordinating the logistics of of sending Jews to ghettos and extermination camps across Easter Europe during World War II. After the war, Eichmann managed to escape to … Continue reading

The Holocaust
Holocaust Survivors Recall the Sobibor Uprising


On October 14, 1943, approximately 600 prisoners attempted to escape from the Sobibor extermination camp on the outskirts of Sobibor, Poland. Of the 600 who revolted, around half were able to escape and fifty of those were able to avoid being recaptured. In this video, survivors of the Sobibor camp … Continue reading

The Holocaust
Holocaust Stories of Mass Deportation in Warsaw Ghetto

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Holocaust survivors that were present during the mass deportation of the Warsaw Ghetto give their accounts of what it was like as Nazi police officers took Jews away from their families to bring them to Umschlagplatz, a new transfer station. One survivor recalls thinking it would be better to commit … Continue reading

Anne Frank
The Stepsister of Anne Frank

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Eva Schloss, Auschwitz survivor and stepsister of Anne Frank, reflects on the lively personality that Frank had while growing up. She explains Frank as a vivid storyteller that would sometimes even get in trouble at school for talking too much. Schloss then goes on to compare and contrast her experience … Continue reading