Auschwitz Concentration Camp News
Pope Francis Visits Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Meets Survivors
Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the site of the former Nazi Germnan death camp of Auschwitz in southern Poland on Friday.
Pope Francis Visits Auschwitz Concentration Camp , Meets Survivors
Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the site of the former Nazi Germnan death camp of Auschwitz in southern Poland on Friday. Francis entered the camp on foot, walking slowly beneath the gate at Auschwitz displaying the words "Arbeit Macht Frei" -- a German phrase meaning, roughly, "Work Sets You
Holocaust Survivor, Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel Dies at 87
Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died, Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial said. He was 87. He was described in his Nobel prize citation as "a messenger to mankind." "His message is one of peace, atonement and human dignity," the statement said. "His belief
Former Nazi Guard Sentenced to 5 Years
A former guard at the Auschwitz death camp has been sentenced to five years in jail after a four month trial, a court in Germany has ruled. Reinhold Hanning, 94, who was an SS guard at Auschwitz from 1942 to 1944, was found guilty of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people. Many
112-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Named Oldest Man in the World
A 112-year-old Holocaust survivor has officially been named the oldest living man in the world. Israel Kristal was born on September 15, 1903, and became the record holder today, at the age of 112 years and 178 days, Guinness World Records confirmed to ABC News. “I don’t know the secret for long
Survivor Gives Emotional Testimony in Opening of Trial of Ex-Auschwitz Guard
A Holocaust survivor took the stand today in Germany to testify against Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former Nazi SS sergeant who is charged with at least 170,000 counts of accessory to murder based on accusations that he served as a guard at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II .
Former Nazi Guard, 94, on Trial for Auschwitz Deaths
Reinhold Manning has been charged with being an accessory to 170,000 murders at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Trump 'Is Acting Like Another Hitler By Inciting Racism," Says Anne Frank's Stepsister
Anne Frank's stepsister, 86-year-old Eva Schloss, compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler in a column published by Newsweek on Wednesday. "I think [Trump] is acting like another Hitler by inciting racism ," wrote Schloss, an Auschwitz concentration survivor. "During his U.S. presidential campaign he
The Note: Mike Huckabee Steals The Spotlight From Trump
NOTABLES --WHAT HUCKABEE IS SAYING: Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee evoked imagery of Nazi death camps when discussing the deal over Iran’s nuclear program over the weekend, saying President Barack Obama “would take the Israelis and basically march them to the door of the oven.”
Mike Huckabee Makes Splash With His Own Controversial Comments On Iran
The former Arkansas governor and GOP candidate for the Republican nomination evoked the Holocaust and linked it with a potential outcome of Iranian nuclear deal.