Alegra Shami, holding a picture of her father. She was 16 when she arrived at Auschwitz. “They ordered us to stand in a line,” ‘Reach out your left arm. I’m going to put a number on it." I’m now 84 years old. My number:
Greece, March A woman weeps during the deportation of Jews from Ioannina.The deportation was enforced by the German army. Almost all of the people deported were murdered on or shortly after April when the train carrying them reached Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The Bielski brothers, founding member of the Bielski partisan group that saved more than 1200 Jewish people during the Holocaust. If you're interested in learning more, rent the Daniel Craig movie "Defiance".