Holocaust survivor Gena Turgel

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day – the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet Army in 1945. I have been to Auschwitz and this evening I attended a commemorative event in Harrow movingly addressed by a survivor who was in several camps including Auschwitz, 86 year old Gena Turgel. Her testimony began with her incarceration in the Krakow ghetto and ended with her marriage to a British sergeant who was part of the forces liberating Belsen.
In this short video, she talks of some of her family losses:

A fuller account of her incredible story can be read here


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