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Imre Kertész (b.1929) - Nobel Prize winner, as a kid with concentration camp number. Writer was a holocaust survivor who´s novel Sorstalanság is one of the best holocaust books ever written.
Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein captivates audiences worldwide with her message of hope, inspiration, love, and humanity. She will speak at the National Archives on Thursday, May 9, at 7 p.m. We will show the Academy Award–winning HBO documentary of her life, "One Survivor Remembers" (40 min.), and then the celebrated author, 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, and Holocaust survivor will discuss the film after the screening.
Corrie Ten Boom helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust by hiding them in a secret room in her family's home. Eventually she was arrested and taken to concentration camps, including Ravensbruck. While imprisoned she held Bible studies using a small Bible she managed to sneak passed guards. After the war she aided Holocaust survivors, traveled as a public speaker to over sixty countries and wrote eight books. (Submitted by Michaela Jaros)
A 104-year-old Holocaust survivor holds up the concentration camp uniform she used to have to wear.