‘If you’re German, you have a terrible inheritance to face’: the children who survived Auschwitz

The first time Alwin Meyer visited one of the children of Auschwitz, they were reluctant to let him in because he was German. “A Jewish friend had arranged the meeting, and I realised if he hadn’t been there they wouldn’t... Read more

My mother has dementia – but can still remember the Nazi doctor who gave her ‘medicine’ at Auschwitz

A month after leaving Siberia, Alina and Olga reached Tallinn. The city was bedlam. Six months earlier, the Nazis had been bombing it. Now the Germans were in control and the Allies pummelled the city with their new allies, the... Read more