Arno Lustiger, historian and Holocaust survivor, dies at 88

17.05.2012                      25.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 40 des Omer

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Arno Lustiger, historian and Holocaust survivor, dies at 88

Lustiger, a native of Bendzin, survived six concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Buchenwald. His father and brother were murdered.

Arno Lustiger, a Holocaust survivor and historian who put a spotlight on Jewish resistance against the Nazis, died on Tuesday in Frankfurt, Germany, aged 88.
Lustiger's "greatest contribution for all time" was in "rescuing from oblivion the story of Jewish resistance in the Shoah", Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said in a statement on Wednesday….