A Young Holocaust Victim Left Behind a Clue That Would Reunite Her Family Decades Later

Fourteen-year-old Karoline Cohn’s good luck charm was not enough to protect her.A Jewish girl born in Germany in 1929, she is believed to have been deported to the Minsk Ghetto on Nov. 11, 1941. About two years later, the ghetto was liquidated and the Nazis sent the 2,000 Jews there to the Sobibor extermination camp.… Continue reading A Young Holocaust Victim Left Behind a Clue That Would Reunite Her Family Decades Later

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The Eichmann Trial

Adolf Eichmann was a German Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer (equivalent to a lieutenant colonel) and one of the major organisers of the Holocaust. Eichmann was tasked by SS-Obergruppenführer (general/lieutenant general) Reinhard Heydrich with facilitating and managing the logistics of mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and extermination camps in German-occupied Eastern Europe during World War II. In… Continue reading The Eichmann Trial