College of Liberal Arts

Surviving the Holocaust: A Talk by Laszlo Schwartz

Wednesday Mar 22, 2017 5:00 PM | CLA 0.126

The Frank Denius Normandy Scholar Program on WWII and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies invite you to:

“Surviving the Holocaust”

A talk by Laszlo 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.  

Read more:

“Holocaust History, as Told by a Survivor” New York Times, Dec. 27, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/28/world/europe/holocaust-history-as-told-by-a-survivor.html

No RSVP needed. Event information, including maps and parking: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/history/events/43562

 

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