Forman was born Tomas Jan, one of three sons, in Cáslav, now in the Czech Republic. When he was nine his parents were arrested by the Gestapo, and both soon died in concentration camps. The... [more]
Kepler was born in Weil der Stadt, Swabia. His father was a merchant who went as a mercenary soldier to fight in the Spanish Netherlands when he was two. His mother was the daughter of an i... [more]
The Shoah, also known as the Holocaust , is the name given to the attempt by Nazi Germany to exterminate not only the Jews of Europe, their primary target, but also the mentally and physic... [more]
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