HOLOCAUST HiSTORIES

HOLOCAUST HiSTORIES

Mind-boggling stories from the Holocaust you’ve never heard. Remarkable tales of heroism and horror that will leave you in awe.

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May 3, 2022 52 sec

Check out the trailer for Season 1 of Holocaust Histories - the brand new podcast featuring mind-boggling stories from the Holocaust that you’ve never heard.

Thank you for listening.

 

Produced by Jonathan Bonder (jonathanbonder.com)

Music by JayBeeBeats (jaybeebeats.bandcamp.com)

 

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Victor Perez traveled from the Jewish district of Tunisia to the metropolitan city of Paris to pursue his dream of becoming an internationally known boxer. His dream came true as he won the World Boxing Flyweight Championship. He quickly became a celebrity throughout Europe and would date a famous French actress, forming one of the biggest celebrity couples in the 1930s.

Victor would go from riches to rags with the onset of World ...

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May 24, 2022 41 min

Italian Jew Pacifico Di Consiglio was the epitome of courage and tenacity during World War 2. In spite of Italian Fascism led by dictator Benito Mussolini and Nazis occupying Italy, Pacifico remained assertive. He was increasingly infuriated by the the discrimination he and other Jews faced. He was angered to the point of provocation, where, as a wanted and hunted Jew, Pacifico became the Hunter himself.

As a defiant and dauntless...

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June 7, 2022 30 min

Johann Trollmann was born in Germany before the first World War to Sinti parents. Sinti were referred to by the Nazis as: Gypsies - a derogatory term.  Much like the Jews, they were a minority group that the Germans disdained. The Nazis viewed them as an inferior race to be detained and murdered.

Nazism and anti-semitism grew rapidly in the 1930s alongside Johanns boxing career. He became a professional boxer, known for his phenom...

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Salamo Arouch & Jacko Razon were born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece, the only city in Europe to have Jews as the majority of the population. They trained together at a boxing gym, Salamo eventually becoming a successful boxer while Jacko became a professional footballer.

Then World War 2 started and both joined the Greek military. Both experienced hell in concentration camps and both boxed other prisoners with their life ...

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Tadeusz Pietrzykowski was the Warsaw Bantamweight Champion prior to the outbreak of World War 2. His prominence in Poland led to his nickname - Teddy. Teddy was not Jewish but faced persecution from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union due to his Polish nationality. In World War 2, Polish citizens - especially in the city of Warsaw - faced particular horrors and in greater numbers. More Poles were killed than any other European Countr...

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This episode is a continuation from the last. It’s recommended to listen to episode 5 before this. Here is the conclusion to the story of Teddy.

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