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Posts tagged ‘Auschwitz’

SS: Tattooist of Auschwitz

this morning (sunday 28th), 9.35-9.48am, on bbc radio scotland
sunday sequence (presented by audrey carvell) includes …

The tattooist of Auschwitz, Lale Sokolov”

including interview with …
heather morris, author of the tattooist of auschwitz
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-42568390)
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Freddie Knoller’s War

this evening (saturday 27th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from january 2015)
surviving the holocaust – freddie knoller’s war (directed and produced by simon winchcombe) (part of the 2015 holocaust memorial season)

“In a disarmingly frank interview, Holocaust survivor Freddie Knoller (now in his 90s) tells his personal story of being a young Jewish man during World War II.
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Children of the holocaust

this evening (saturday 27th), 7.00-8.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from 27th january 2015) (extended repeat from 15th january 2015, 15th october 2014, and 12th september 2014, on bbc 2, at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01zx5g7)
the children of the holocaust

Eyewitness accounts from history, brought to life in animation for a young audience”

including live interviews with …
ruth rogoff (1933), from zwickau
martin kapel (1930), from leipzig
trude silman (1929), from bratislava
heinz skyte (1920), from fuerth
arek hersh (1928), from sieradz
suzanne rappaport-ripton (1936), from paris

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Twt: Susan Pollack

this evening (tuesday 26th), 10.23-10.25pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by paul moss) includes …

Susan Pollack spent six days crammed into a cattle truck taking more than four hundred thousand Jews rounded up in Hungary in the spring and summer of 1944. When the doors were opened, they found themselves at Auschwitz.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter alan little
• survivor susan pollack
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Today: Ron Jones

this morning (tuesday 31st), 7.42-7.47am, on bbc radio 4 on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

Ron Jones from Newport is still selling poppies for The Royal British Legion at the age of 100. He tells us about his life and why he is so committed to his job, in a story which starts with his imprisonment at Auschwitz concentration camp.”

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Auschwitz tailors

this morning (monday 2nd), 10.12-10.18am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“The dress historian • Lucy Adlington has written a novel for young adults entitled ‘Red Ribbon‘.
It is inspired by the real female prisoners who worked in the tailoring studio at camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
They were tasked with making stylish clothes for Hedwig Hoss, the wife of the Nazi commander, as well as the wives of other male officers.”

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Frankfurt war crimes trials

this morning (monday 28th), 12.20-12.29am, on bbc world service radio
the history hour (presented by max pearson) includes …

“When Germany put Nazis on trial: • Gerhard Wiese, a junior prosecutor at the Frankfurt war crimes trials, is interviewed by • Lucy Burns

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