Holocaust

Rare Handwritten Note by Anne Frank on Auction

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, Nov 23 – A poem that Anne Frank sent to a girlfriend in 1942, shortly before her family went into hiding from the Nazis, was being auctioned on Wednesday in the Netherlands. Frank was 12 years old when she sent the short poem, at least part of which was copied from

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Holocaust Survivors Walk the Red Carpet in Israel Beauty Pageant

HAIFA, Israel, Oct 31  – Their hair styled and make-up applied, a group of elderly women carefully take to a red carpet catwalk, waving, blowing kisses and posing for pictures to cheering crowds. Wearing dresses adorned with sashes, the women strut down the runway, at times assisted, for the fourth Holocaust survivors’ beauty pageant, a

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Auschwitz Guard, 93, Stands Trial in Germany

By Tina Bellon BERLIN, Feb 11 – A 93-year-old former guard at Auschwitz goes on trial in Germany on Thursday accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people—the first of four such court cases that could be the last due to the very old age of the defendants. The three

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