Piero Terracina, Auschwitz survivor from Italian Jewish community, dies

Piero Terracina, one of the last survivors of Italy’s tiny Jewish community who were deported to Nazi death camps during the Second World War, has died. He was 91.

Terracina died on Sunday, Rome’s Jewish Community said.

As a 15-year-old, he escaped the round-up by German occupying troops of Rome’s Jews in 1943 and went into hiding with his family.

But the next year he was arrested and deported to the complex of Auschwitz with his family, where his parents,...
source: Wimbledon Guardian

2019-12-08 18:20
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