Varian Mackey Fry (October 15, 1907 – September 13, 1967) was an American journalist. He ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 to 4,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. 799 more words
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On July 22, 1942, the systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto begins, as thousands are rounded up daily and transported to a newly constructed concentration/extermination camp at Treblinka, in Poland. 479 more words
~Matthew Rozell, a history teacher whose project reunited hundreds of Holocaust survivors with the American soldiers who liberated them, takes a backwards journey to the authentic sites of the Holocaust, retracing the path of the survivors who are now his friends.~ 1,084 more words
The Holocaust is such a powerful and overwhelming subject that sometimes, it seems almost impossible to make it human and real.
Gwen Edelman’s new book, … 221 more words