Illinois honors Holocaust victims at Old State Capitol

Posted on May 4, 2011

Even 72 years later, Heini Halberstam vividly remembers his escape to Great Britain from the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia as a child in an operation known as the Kindertransport. Halberstam, speaking to the 30th annual Illinois Holocaust Observance at the Old State Capitol on Wendesday, said he and his mother left their home for Prague around the time the Munich agreement was signed between Hitler and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain.

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