Five Jewish Hungarians, now U.S. citizens, tell their stories: before March, 1944, when Nazis began to exterminate Hungarian Jews, months in concentration camps, and visiting childhood ... See full summary »
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Five Jewish Hungarians, now U.S. citizens, tell their stories: before March, 1944, when Nazis began to exterminate Hungarian Jews, months in concentration camps, and visiting childhood homes more than 50 years later. An historian, a Sonderkommando, a doctor who experimented on Auschwitz prisoners, and US soldiers who were part of the liberation in April, 1945, also comment. Most telling are details: Renée packing her bathing suit, Irene swallowing the diamonds her mother gave her to buy bread, Alice's memorial for her sister Klara, Bill escaping police by jumping into a line of Jews going to Buchenwald, and Tom told by a US soldier to have "all the damn bananas and oranges you can eat." Written by
There is one thing that has troubled me and has troubled the world, that the Germans dedicated man-power and trains and trucks and energy toward the destruction of the Jews to the last day. Had they stopped 6 months before the end of the war and dedicated that energy towards strengthening themselves, they may have carried on the war in London, but it was more important to them to kill the Jew than in winning the war.
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This documentary is by far THE best documentary I have ever seen. I am an American born Hungarian Jew and felt a direct connection to the survivors in the film. The film was very informative and explicit. The images were real...the photographs, the Nazi film clips and so on. You can not help but cry the entire movie. Not because I am a Hungarian Jew who lost family during that Era, but because these are human beings being treated in the worst possible way. If these people would have been rounded up and killed on arrival, that would have been better than what they had to endure before there eventual deaths. This is a movie for ALL people to see...Young and old. I will never forget the stories of these 5 people and the images I witnessed. A true masterpiece!
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