Ed Silverberg passed away in his home town of Sag Harbor in the USA shortly after his 89th birthday. We know him as Hello Silberberg, the friend of Anne Frank who met with her on the last morning before she went into hiding. When Otto Frank sent him a first edition of the diary in 1947, he wrote that Hello “was the last person to see Anne in freedom”.    Ed Silverberg was born on 8 June 1926 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. As a young boy he saw groups of SA stormtroopers in Nazi uniform marching…

Ed Silverberg passed away in his home town of Sag Harbor in the USA shortly after his 89th birthday. We know him as Hello Silberberg, the friend of Anne Frank who met with her on the last morning before she went into hiding. When Otto Frank sent him a first edition of the diary in 1947, he wrote that Hello “was the last person to see Anne in freedom”. Ed Silverberg was born on 8 June 1926 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. As a young boy he saw groups of SA stormtroopers in Nazi uniform marching…

Josef Schleifstein, youngest survivor of Buchenwald concentration camp. Born 7th March 1941, he was 4 when camp was liberated. This photo was taken approx. 1 year after liberation in 1946

Josef Schleifstein, youngest survivor of Buchenwald concentration camp. Born 7th March 1941, he was 4 when camp was liberated. This photo was taken approx. 1 year after liberation in 1946

Jewish prisoners paraded by the SS and local police through the streets of Baden-Baden, November 10, 1938.   Yad Vashem Photo Archives 138FO8

Jewish prisoners paraded by the SS and local police through the streets of Baden-Baden, November 10, 1938. Yad Vashem Photo Archives 138FO8

Hilde Lobauer, a political prisoner at Auschwitz-Birkenau during March 1942 - February 1945, who was recruited by the camp's authorities and worked as an assistant to Dr Fritz Klein. Lobauer became known to other internees as 'the SS woman without uniform.' In March 1945, after a period at Ravensbruck , Lobauer moved to Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp and again worked for the camp staff. This portrait was taken at the request of the War Crimes Tribunal. In November 1945, Hilde Lobauer was…

Hilde Lobauer, a political prisoner at Auschwitz-Birkenau during March 1942 - February 1945, who was recruited by the camp's authorities and worked as an assistant to Dr Fritz Klein. Lobauer became known to other internees as 'the SS woman without uniform.' In March 1945, after a period at Ravensbruck , Lobauer moved to Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp and again worked for the camp staff. This portrait was taken at the request of the War Crimes Tribunal. In November 1945, Hilde Lobauer was…

Hermann Baranowski was commandant of 2 SS Death's Head camps: Dachau and Sachsenhausen. He tried to get Jehovah's Witnesses inmates to sign statements rejecting their faith, terrorizing them and having one shot in front of his fellow believers. He would poke fun of their God, saying on March 20, 1938, “I have taken up a fight with Jehovah. We will see who is the stronger, I or Jehovah.” He died 1940 of a terrible illness. His daughter always said Jehovah's Witnesses prayed her father to…

Hermann Baranowski was commandant of 2 SS Death's Head camps: Dachau and Sachsenhausen. He tried to get Jehovah's Witnesses inmates to sign statements rejecting their faith, terrorizing them and having one shot in front of his fellow believers. He would poke fun of their God, saying on March 20, 1938, “I have taken up a fight with Jehovah. We will see who is the stronger, I or Jehovah.” He died 1940 of a terrible illness. His daughter always said Jehovah's Witnesses prayed her father to…

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