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The HSFA is a Leeds-based charity set up in 1996.  Our aim is to preserve the memory, testimony and records of the Holocaust survivors based in Yorkshire, England for research, teaching and lea...

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Survivor Stories

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    • Eugene Black
      Eugene was transported to Auschwitz in 1944. He survived several Nazi slave labour camps.

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    • Trude Silman
      Trude grew up in Bratislava. In 1939, aged 9, she escaped to England by train.

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    • Heinz Skyte
      Heinz grew up in the heart of Nazi Germany. His family escaped to England days before war broke out.


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Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Our learning resources for primary and secondary schools focus on the human stories behind the Holocaust and its significance for the present day.

Learning Resources

Reflections

Reflections

The legacy of the Holocaust is still felt today. Find out how the events of the Holocaust have affected the lives of different people, from survivors and their children to students and modern-day refugees.

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