The extraordinary moment when an Auschwitz survivor embraced death camp Nazi on trial for assisting in 300,000 murders

April 25, 2015 1:21 AM

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The extraordinary moment when an Auschwitz survivor embraced death camp Nazi on trial for assisting in 300,000 murders

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor had waited 70 years for a moment such as this – and now, at last, she was face to face with a former SS man on trial for his alleged part in the slaughter at Auschwitz.

Oskar Groening looked startled at first, then smiled. He placed a kiss on her cheek and listened to the words of the 81-year-old woman who, with her twin sister, was once the subject of Josef Mengele’s monstrous human experiments.

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