U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum photo
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Agi Geva remembers March 19, 1944. It was the day her father Zoltan Laszlo died of illness, and the day Nazis hauled Agi, her mother Rozsa and younger sister Zsuzsanna from their Hungarian home to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.
"The trip was completely unbelievable and un-understandable how human beings can do such things to other human beings, to let us travel in the way they did," Geva said Monday (Jan. 27) in a U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum interview marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Over a period of six weeks, she and 420,000 Jewish people had been packed into cattle cars and hauled by train three and a half days without bathroom facilities to the concentration camp. Read More