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USC Shoah Foundation and World Jewish Congress Announce Global Program to Support 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

As part of the program, 100 survivors of Auschwitz will travel to Poland to attend and participate in the official observance of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Jan. 27, 2015.


From the Visual History Archive

Anna Heilman on resistance in Auschwitz

Anna Heilman remembers helping her sister, Ester Wajcblum, smuggle gunpowder to aid in the Sonderkommando uprising at Auschwitz II-Birkenau.


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Meet Kim Simon

When Kim Simon began working at the Shoah Foundation to help coordinate efforts to collect testimonies in 1994, she understood that the voices of those who lived through some of history’s darkest times needed to be heard by as many people as possible.