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Thomas Buergenthal

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Thomas Buergenthal

  1. 1. Thomas Buergenthal
  2. 2. Thomas Buergenthal <ul><li>Moved to Zilina in 1936 </li></ul><ul><li>German invasion in September 1939 prevented them from leaving Great Britain </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kielce Ghetto <ul><li>On march 31, 1941 the Kielce ghetto was established </li></ul><ul><li>He moved to the Kielce ghetto </li></ul><ul><li>27,000 Jews lived in this ghetto </li></ul><ul><li>The Kielce ghetto was liquidated in August 1942 </li></ul>
  4. 5. Auschwitz <ul><li>He was deported to Auschwitz in August 1944 </li></ul><ul><li>Auschwitz children were often killed upon arrival </li></ul>
  5. 7. Thomas as a boy <ul><li>Was later after Auschwitz was sent to a Sachsenhausen camp in Germany </li></ul><ul><li>But not short after he was put into a orphanage on April 1945 </li></ul>
  6. 8. After the war <ul><li>After some searching for some time he was reunited with his mother in Gorettingen </li></ul><ul><li>And in 1951 moved to the U.S. </li></ul>
  7. 9. The Holocaust <ul><li>This is one of the many pictures of what happened to the many that were lost during this time </li></ul>
  8. 10. The terribly true of the Holocaust
  9. 11. Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/phistories/viewmedia/phi_fset.php?MediaId=1223 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.deathcamps.org/occupation/kielce%20ghetto.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.auschwitz.dk/Auschwitz.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.deathcamps.info/Auschwitz/Album1.htm </li></ul>

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