Documents linked to Oskar Schindler, the German industrialist known for his efforts to save Jews from World War II concentration camps, were sold at auction for more than $122,000, a New Hampshire auction house said on Thursday.
A New Hampshire company is auctioning off a set of documents related to Oskar Schindler.
An original list of names of 801 Jews rescued by German industrialist Oskar Schindler did not find a buyer on eBay.
A list of names of 801 Jews rescued by German industrialist Oskar Schindler are set to be auctioned off on eBay.
In chronicling the dark night of the Holocaust, filmmakers have discovered occasional chinks of light in the deeds of Righteous Gentiles, those who risked much to succor and save Jews.
When people of reason and conscience look back on the subject of Shoah (otherwise known as the Holocaust) today, it is common to hear questions like: "How could a nation of philosophers, composers of classical music, technology, poets, in this seat of the Enlightenment itself, suddenly give vent to savagery not seen since the Dark Ages? How could such dreadful, inhumane impulses seize every apparatus of a nation and cause it to commit such atrocities?"
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honor those lost in the Shoah and the few who were saved through circumstance, luck or the efforts of courageous individuals. People like Oskar Schindler, Raoul Wallenberg and the Bielski brothers immediately come to mind, having been the subjects of books and movies such as “Schindler’s List” and “Defiance.”
The youngest person saved by German industrialist Oskar Schindler has died.
An heiress of Emilie Schindler, the wife of Oskar Schindler, is trying to prevent a copy of the famous list that saved the lives of 1,200 Jews from the auction block.
The man responsible for typing Oskar Schindler the famous list that saved more than 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust died Tuesday in Augsburg, Germany, at age 91. Mietak Pemper was set to be buried Friday in the city's Jewish cemetery, and local officials plan to order flags to be lowered to half-mast, the Agence France-Presse reported.
A Manhattan judge has ruled that an original copy of Schindler's List can be sold.
It was not until several years ago that Laura Hillman completed her Holocaust memoir, "I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree" (Atheneum, 2005), which reads like a teenager's journal of life in eight labor and concentration camps. The lyrical, brutally honest book recreates her youthful musings -- echoing the most famous of the Holocaust diarists, Anne Frank.
"He was a satyr, a black marketeer, a drunk and a savior."
The pithy description by author Thomas Keneally refers, of course, to Oskar Schindler, the flawed but ultimately heroic German businessman who saved his 1,200 Jewish employees during the Holocaust.