Holocaust Survivor Beats Odds

Holocaust Survivor Beats Odds

In yesterday’s account, the young man, Bandi, made it from a D.P. camp in Germany to the U.S., migrated from Miami to New York, and beat the odds of not only surviving the Holocaust but also getting accepted into the prestigious City College of New York (CCNY) in 1951. He was 23 years old and […]

Holocaust Survivor Displaced

Holocaust Survivor Displaced

Today continues the story of the Hungarian teenager Bandi, who returned to his hometown in Miskolc and though he survived the Holocaust, he was a displaced person – homeless, orphaned, and penniless, without a high school education. In Miskolc, his home was uninhabitable and after he waited seven months, he realized that his family and […]

Holocaust Sole Survivor

Holocaust Sole Survivor

Yesterday saw the continuation of the story of a Hungarian 17-year-old who lived through the Holocaust and was the sole survivor of his family. It relayed the tale of a woman who risked her life to save his and attempt to save his father’s. Sadly, the young man, Andor Braun (“Bandi”), lost his father the […]