History Department
History Department

Talk: “Surviving the Holocaust,” by Laszlo Schwartz

Wed, March 22, 2017 | CLA 0.126

5:00 PM

Mr. Lazlo Schwartz
Mr. Lazlo Schwartz

Lazlo Schwartz is a Holocaust survivor of Auschwitz and Dachau. His memoir Surviving the Hell of Auschwitz and Dachau: A Teenage Struggle toward Freedom from Hatred has been published in Danish and German as well as English.  A documentary film about Schwartz’ experiences during the massacre at Poing, The Mühldorf Train of Death by Beatrice Sonhüter, explores the last days of the war and Schwartz’ survival of the Mühldorf “death train.”  In 2013, Schwartz was awarded Germany’s highest civilian honor – The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

See also:
“Holocaust History, as Told by a Survivor” in the New York Times, Dec. 27, 2013.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/28/world/europe/holocaust-history-as-told-by-a-survivor.html

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Sponsored by: Frank Denius Normandy Scholar Program on WWII; Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

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