The News From Nowhere Club will host author Anita Lasker-Wallfisch in Leytonstone tomorrow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Auschwitz survivor to speak at local club Auschwitz survivor to speak at local club

An author who survived Auschwitz is to give a public talk tomorrow.

The News From Nowhere Club will welcome Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, who spent two years in the death camp.

Born in Wroclaw, Poland, she was arrested and sent to prison in 1942 before being moved to Auschwitz the next year.

She has written a memoir about her experience called Inherit the Truth.

The club meets for monthly discussions at the Epicentre in West Street, Leytonstone, at 7.30pm for a buffet prior to the talk at 8pm.

Phone 07443 480 509 for more information.

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1:15pm Sun 9 Feb 14

jimpres says...

To clarify the Auschwitz statement it should read German Nazi camp Auschwitz established on occupied Polish soil. Please add the recommended statement.
To clarify the Auschwitz statement it should read German Nazi camp Auschwitz established on occupied Polish soil. Please add the recommended statement. jimpres
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1:43pm Sun 9 Feb 14

CarlaDiPace says...

1. Anita Lasker-Wallfisch was born in Breslau, Germany. The city became Wroclaw, Poland in 1945.
2. Auschwitz was a German death camp in Germany-occupied Poland.
1. Anita Lasker-Wallfisch was born in Breslau, Germany. The city became Wroclaw, Poland in 1945. 2. Auschwitz was a German death camp in Germany-occupied Poland. CarlaDiPace
  • Score: 5

9:41pm Mon 10 Feb 14

Iwonka says...

No mention of the perpetrators, Nazi Germany. Only Poland, a country they victimized and where the Germans killed millions of people, both Christian and Jewish.
No mention of the perpetrators, Nazi Germany. Only Poland, a country they victimized and where the Germans killed millions of people, both Christian and Jewish. Iwonka
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