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Survivor Portraits – George Sternfeld

George Sternfeld was born in 1939 in Warsaw, Poland, and fled with his family to Siberia in 1940.

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Survivor Portraits – Kitty Lowinger

Kitty Lowinger was born in 1941 in Budapest, Hungary. Kitty was three years old when Germany invaded Hungary.

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Survivor Portraits – Litzi Lemberg

Litzi Lemberg was born in 1939 in Vienna, Austria. She was a baby when World War II began.

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Survivor Portraits – Olga Horak

Olga Horak was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia in 1926. She was 14 when the war broke out in 1939.

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Survivor Portraits – Yvonne Halas

Yvonne Halas’ life began in war time, as she was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1942.

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Survivor Portraits – Magda Forbath

Magda Forbath was born in 1943 in Budapest, Hungary. When Magda was six months old the Germans entered Hungary.

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Survivor Portraits – Peter Halas

Peter Halas was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1939. He and his mother went into hiding when Germany invaded Hungary.

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Survivor Portraits – Eva Engel

Eva Engel was born in Vienna, Austria in 1932. After the Anschluss in 1938, her family escaped to Zurich.

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Survivor Portraits – Ana Deleon

Ana Deleon was born in 1935 in Subotica, Yugoslavia. Ana was 8 years old when her family was moved to a ghetto.

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Survivor Portraits – Peter Nash

Peter Nash was born in 1935 in Berlin, Germany. In 1939, he and his family left for Shanghai, China.

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Survivor Portraits – Kuba Enoch

Kuba Enoch was born in 1926 in Krakow, Poland. In 1939, when Kuba was 13 years old, Germany invaded Poland.

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Survivor Portraits – Gaby de Leon

Gaby de Leon was born in 1927 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. In April 1941, when the Axis powers invaded, his family was caught in the German zone.

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Survivor Portraits – Ilse Charny

Ilse Charny was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1928. Ilse arrived with her family in Shanghai when she was 10 years old.

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Survivor Portraits – Vera Faludi

Vera Faludi was born in 1929 in Sofia, Bulgaria. At the end of 1939, Jewish children were banned from German schools, and Vera moved to a French school run by nuns.

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Survivor Portraits – John Gruschka

John Gruschka was born in Aussig, Czechoslovakia in 1924. John’s family made a hurried exit to the Czech capital of Prague in 1938.

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Survivor Portraits – Tom Fleming

Tom Fleming was born in 1938 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. He was six years old when he was imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto.

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Survivor Portraits – Francine Lazarus

Francine Lazarus was born in 1938 in Ixelles, Belgium. She was two years old when the Nazis invaded Belgium.

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Survivor Portraits – Egon Sonnenschein

Egon Sonnenschein was born in 1930 in Ptuj, Yugoslavia. Egon was ten years old when Germany attacked Yugoslavia in April 1941.

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Survivor Portraits – Helena (Lena) Goldstein

Helena (Lena) Goldstein was born in 1919 in Lublin, Poland. She was moved to the Warsaw ghetto, from which she eventually escaped.

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Survivor Portraits – George Grojnowski

George Grojnowski was born in Radziejow, Poland, in 1927, and was incarcerated in Radziejow Ghetto, Czestochowa Ghetto, Rakow Labour Camp and Buchenwald during the course of WWII.

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Survivor Portraits – Paul Drexler

Paul Drexler was born in 1938 in Spacince, Slovakia. Paul was in hiding until 1944, when, at the age of 6, he was deported to Theresienstadt.

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Survivor Portraits – Jacqueline Dale

Jacqueline Dale was born in 1931 in Paris. She was hidden in an orphanage from 1942 until liberation.

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