I was there.


"I tried to go with father. One of the men in striped clothes hit me hard in my face and I fell headlong to the right." / Jakob Ringart


I was there.


"The Germans had prepared mass graves in the woods. My father and younger sisters were driven there and murdered." / Oskar Tojzner


I was there.


"The ground was wet and cold. The SS men walked along the lines with batons. Those who didn’t stand straight got beaten." / Klara Tixell


About the Holocaust How could it happen?

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