Mauthausen concentration camp

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Holocaust Survivor Finds Soldier Who Helped Save Her

Some 68 years after the Mauthausen camp was liberated

(Newser) - On May 5, 1945, US soldiers liberated the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria, ending a nightmare that began for Marsha Kreuzman nearly six years before. Kreuzman and her family were forced into the Krakow ghetto in 1939, when she was in her teens; the next year, her mother was taken... More »

Group Makes Last Hunt for Top Nazis

Death camp doctor who decapitated Jewish teen heads the list

(Newser) - A doctor at barbaric Mauthausen concentration camp heads the list of the 10 most-wanted Nazis sought by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, AP reports. Aribert Heim, 93, is believed to be living in South America, and has a $485,000 reward on his head. One witness recalled how the physician-butcher decapitated... More »

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