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Elie Borowski is overcome with emotion remembering the French army's retreat after the fall of Paris in 1940.
clip / Thursday, June 30, 2016
Jewish survivor William Good shares his incredible escape story from the Ponary massacre in Lithuania.
clip / Tuesday, July 5, 2016
/ Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Highlights from the USC Shoah Foundation Junior Interns' field trip to Manzanar National Historic Site, June 27, 2016.
/ Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Jewish survivor Oskar Lustig reflects on his childhood in Budapest, Hungary.
clip / Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Jewish survivor Donia Blumenfeld Clenman recites her powerful poem titled "Justice," which summarizes her feelings about the Holocaust during what was the 50th anniversary of the war's end.
clip / Thursday, July 7, 2016
Agnes explains how the young men she knew who were sent off to forced labor camps made jokes about their situation in order to keep their spirits up.
clip / Friday, July 8, 2016
Jewish survivor Nora Danzig explains her difficult experience at a foster home in England after being sent away on the Kindertransport from Germany at age 9 by her parents, whom she never saw again.
clip / Monday, July 11, 2016
Jewish survivor Ruth Reiser remembers her wonderful childhood spent in Prague with her family.
clip / Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Jewish survivor Miriam Arvan remembers the strong influence of antisemitism and Nazism on her schooling as a child. 
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Stephanie Krantz remembers being excluded from her high school because she didn't make the "Jewish quota" and was forced into a Jewish school.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Elaine Siegel discusses her schooling throughout her childhood and teenage years. Her various teachers were Nazis, but only some would include their ideologies into lessons. As she grew up, she was labeled as "Jewish" and faced antisemitism in school.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Anita talks about her experience in gymnasium, and the multiple classes she took. She also fondly remembers a teacher of hers.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Tutsi survivor Daniel Ndamwizeye describes the difficult time he had at school and what a typical school day was like. 
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Tutsi survivor Live Wesige remembers his time spent at school and even being punished for being left-handed. 
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Juliane Heyman remembers experiencing antisemitism throughout her schooling years.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Rita Childs discusses her schooling and remembers how pleased she was that her great reputation as a student allowed her to skip an entry test for a school she wished to attend.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Ester Fiszgop remembers the prevelant antisemitism throughout her years of schooling.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Herbert Spiro remembers when Hitler came to his city on campaign and his class was tasked with attending Hitler's visit and writing an essay about it. The Jewish boys of the class were allowed to write about something different but Herbert secretly watched as Hitler arrived and wrote about the visit in great detail. 
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Victoria Blank discusses her difficulty adjusting to school as a young girl.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Max Epstein discusses the structure of his schooling from age 6 to 18. He remembers his strong skills in math and the difficulty he had learning languages in school, until he was able to travel and master the languages on his own.
/ Wednesday, July 13, 2016
George Szegö describes the difficult conditions inside the Békéscsaba concentration camp in Hungary. The town of Békéscsaba recently commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the deportation to Auschwitz with a new memorial.
clip / Thursday, July 14, 2016
Jewish survivor Dennis Urstein explains the importance of learning from the past, which is why he dedicates a lot of his time speaking with young children. He also describes a difficult situation he handled when speaking with a group of young people.
clip / Friday, July 15, 2016
Jewish survivor Rafael Lewin discusses his transfer from the internment camp Drancy, in France, to Auschwitz. The train was delayed once it arrived outside of Auschwitz and Rafael was lucky enough to go to a work camp rather than continue inside the death camp with the families still on the train.
clip / Monday, July 18, 2016
Helen Colin describes the liberation of Bergen Belsen, and how elated she and the other prisoners were to see the British army and receive food rations.
clip / Monday, July 25, 2016
Liberator Morris Marsh, who served as a seargent in the Royal Air Force, says there were far more casualties at the D-Day invasion than was reported to the public, and describes re-enacting the attack for newsreel cameras.
clip / Monday, July 25, 2016
Helen Colin's daughter Muriel explains how their family first discovered the interview her mother gave at the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. Helen says she shares her story so that future generations can learn from it. This is part of the follow-up interview Helen gave to USC Shoah Foundation in June 2016.
clip / Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Armenian survivor Siranoush Danielan remembers being deported with her family from her home in Marash. Her brother had left previously without them, but they were fortunate to reunite later on when someone recognized their last name at a registry.
clip / Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Jewish survivor Lotte Kramer discusses the way her poetry has transformed her outlook on life and the Holocaust. Feeling like an outsider in an unfamiliar environment brought up a lot of memories, which were then turned into poems. Her writing has allowed her to open up about her experiences and given her an outlet to share her stories in a very beautiful way.
clip / Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Eric Frisch describes his experience as a runner in the first Olympic torch relay, which spanned from Greece to Germany, at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Frisch further recalls meeting Jesse Owens forty years after the games. 
clip, olympics, jewish survivor, Eric Frisch, Germany / Thursday, July 28, 2016