Der Mann, der dem Transport nach Auschwitz entkam

Berlin, August 1942. Am Bahnhof Putlitzstraße steht ein langer Eisenbahnzug mit hölzernen Güterwaggons.

Berlin, August 1942. Am Bahnhof Putlitzstraße steht ein langer Eisenbahnzug mit hölzernen Güterwaggons. Tausende Juden werden in die Wagen gedrängt. Es ist eng, es ist finster. Frauen weinen, Kinder schreien. Ein schriller Pfiff, der Zug setzt sich in Bewegung, Richtung Osten, nach Auschwitz. Rolf Joseph, damals 22 Jahre alt, hat nur einen Gedanken: "Wie komme ich hier wieder raus?"

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Eine normale Kindheit

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"Ich zerkratzte meinen Körper"

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