Jewish Girl's Memoir Describes Outwitting Nazis


Next year the British publisher of Anne Frank’s diary will release a diary by Helga Weiss, one of the few children from the Czech ghetto of Terezin who survived Auschwitz. Weiss, who grew up to be an internationally known artist, was confronted by Josef Mengele in the camps, but managed to save herself and her mother by convincing guards that she was older and her mother was much younger.

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