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First Transport to Auschwitz – The Story of 999 Girls


Heather Dune Macadam, a Holocaust biographer and author of "Rena’s Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz", traveled to Poprad, Slovakia on March 26, 2012, the 70th anniversary of the first registered mass transit of Jews to Auschwitz. When she arrived at the memorial site what she came to learn took her on an entirely new journey.

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    • WomenYSK

      UPDATE: Heather met her goal on Kickstarter! Thanks so much for your support of this important project.

    • WomenYSK

      Thanks Alessandra. I know she is working with the SHOAH foundation, not sure about the others, but will send her your comment.