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Holocaust Voices

A Memorial Tribute to Hans Weinmann, Devoted Friend to the Holocaust Memorial Center

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

By: Feiga Weiss, Head Librarian and Archivist –  On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Hans Weinmann was laid to rest in the Clover Hill Park Cemetery, in Birmingham. It was a graveside service attended by his wife and a group of his closest friends. As a US Army veteran, he was accorded full military honors by… Continue Reading A Memorial Tribute to Hans Weinmann, Devoted Friend to the Holocaust Memorial Center

Henry S. Dorfman’s Story of Survival by Becca Gallick-Mitchell of InstaGrandma’s Kitchen

Thursday, September 9, 2021

By: Becca Gallick-Mitchell – Friend of the HMC My name is Becca Gallick-Mitchell, and I’m a third generation Holocaust educator, recipe developer/blogger, and the founder of the InstaGrandma’s Kitchen website and Instagram. Although I’m constantly developing my own recipes, my underlying reason for starting InstaGrandma’s Kitchen was to share my family’s most precious recipes that… Continue Reading Henry S. Dorfman’s Story of Survival by Becca Gallick-Mitchell of InstaGrandma’s Kitchen

My Story – George Erdstein

Friday, August 6, 2021

By: George Erdstein, Holocaust Survivor – A Matter of Luck My parents, Berthold and Ida Erdstein, were both born in Vienna. Drafted into the Austrian Army at the age of seventeen, my father survived the First World War, returning to an accounting position in Vienna held for him during the war. He met my mother… Continue Reading My Story – George Erdstein

“D-Day, Normandy, and Beyond,” Frank Everard’s collection of personal stories from Veterans and Victims

Friday, April 16, 2021

By: Frank C. Everards, Operator and oral historian of D-Day, Normandy and Beyond – The Holocaust Memorial Center was pleased to invite Frank Everards to write a blog post about his Netherlands-based online resource and oral history website: www.normandy1944.info. In return, the HMC was invited to provide a blog for his website, which can be… Continue Reading “D-Day, Normandy, and Beyond,” Frank Everard’s collection of personal stories from Veterans and Victims