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PLATTSBURGH | German train cars were easy prey for bombing and the damaged cars were sent to Gleiwitz, a satellite camp of Auschwitz, for repair. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The national Lights for Liberty movement was observed July 12. Locally, a few women from Saranac Lake created their own extension, holding a “safe space” gathering for those that wanted to share, and a candle-light vigil... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Auschwitz, the notorious German concentration and extermination camp, was founded in the Polish suburb of Oswiecim. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | One year passed and another began for Vladimir Munk and his family in Terezin concentration camp. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Terezin, perhaps better known by the German “Theresienstadt,” in the Czech Republic, was the military fortress Habsburg Emperor Joseph II erected in honor of his mother, Empress Maria Theresa. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The years following the German occupation of Pardubice and the ensuing war were filled with a series of small deprivations and degradations that piled on top of each other and sapped the strength of the city’s Jews. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | What makes any one person a survivor? Is there a characteristic, an idiosyncrasy, that might lend itself to survival through one of history’s most horrific campaigns of mass genocide? Read more

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