One of few remaining survivors from Auschwitz liberation recalls end of infamous death camp

January 23, 2015 2:00 PM

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One of few remaining survivors from Auschwitz liberation recalls end of infamous death camp

In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Marta Wise holds a famous black-and-white photo, taken by the Russian liberators of Auschwitz, showing her, center, with about a dozen children in rags standing behind a row of barbed wire that has become one of the most iconic images of the Holocaust, as she poses for a portrait in her house in Jerusalem. Wise was ill and emaciated when she heard the distant sound the soldiers marching toward Auschwitz. The 10-year-old Slovakian Jew assumed it was German troops coming to get her but once she saw the red stars on their uniforms she realized they were Russian. Her nightmare was over. She was liberated. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty) (The Associated Press)

In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Marta Wise poses for a portrait in her house in Jerusalem. Wise was ill and emaciated when she heard the distant sound the soldiers marching toward Auschwitz. The 10-year-old Slovakian Jew assumed it was German troops coming to get her but once she saw th...

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