Below are longer interviews and insights from Holocaust survivors all over the world, from Europe to China and the Philippines.
|| Return to How Dark the Heavens || November 1944 to Allach Liberation on April 30, 1945 This material, copyright 1990 by Sidney Iwens, is excerpted from his prize-winning book “How Dark the Heavens”. This conclusion includes the Allach Liberation, a sub camp of Dachau where Sidney was located at the end of the war. This material […]
This site contains information about Jan Karski, the Polish underground agent who brought some of the first news of Hitler’s extermination policy to the the West in 1942.Karski’s efforts are recounted in Karski: How One Man Tried to Stop the Holocaust, by E. Thomas Wood and Stanislaw M. Jankowski (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1994; paperback […]
A Tale of Terezin: A Preface to “Legacies, Lies and Lullabies – The World of a Second Generation Holocaust Survivor” by Esther Vivien Levy.
Update: Originally published April 2013, with larger photos included. A Tale of Terezin is a tale of my mother’s most tragic and challenging time of her life, a story recited to me many times throughout my early years and frequently embellished by the detailed accounts of her parents’ memories. These beloved relatives are all gone […]
One of the prime objectives at Remember.org is bringing people closer to the stories of survival. When the authors of this book asked us to share it with you, we found that the time Abraham Landau was in Auschwitz was about the same time as Abram Korn, as shared in Abe’s Story. Branded on My […]
In our Books by Survivors section, we have many outstanding memoirs from Holocaust Survivors. Yet we have never run into one written as a children’s book, by a survivor…this one is shared with children to give them a story written in a way they can relate to, and The Story of Granny Girl is shared […]
Gabor Hirsch, a survivor, asks for your help in finding other survivors
- Jacque Lipetz shares his story: “Looking back, this occupation was benign compared to the horrors of the Nazis, but what loss of freedom is benign? What security lies in not knowing if there will be a tomorrow.”
- Henry Cohen was the Director of Camp Foehrenwald, the second largest Jewish displaced persons center in the American Zone of Germany in 1946.
- Judith Jagermann shares her childhood memories of survival
Judith Jagermann was a Holocaust survivor from Karlsbad. When 11, her entire family was deported. she and her sister were sent to an orphanage while her parents were sent to concentration camps. Judith and her mother were tortured for years at Auschwitz before being liberated by the British.
A Survivor’s Prayer by Malka B.
A poem, “In August of 1942” by Janine Oberrotman