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Bearing Witness: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust
Mar 20 2016 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Bearing Witness: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust

Henry Birnbrey (Germany)

Henry Birnbrey was brought to the United States on a special mission to rescue Jewish children. Years later, Henry would return to Germany as an American GI, serving with the forces that stormed the beaches of Normandy. He was among the first American eyewitnesses to the devastation of the Nazi concentration camps. What he saw would change his life forever. Experience Henry’s incredible journey at The Breman’s Bearing Witness, March 20, 2016.

This Holocaust oral history event in Atlanta is FREE.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at 
info@thebreman.org or 678-222-3700.

Day of Event 

Guided tours of our Holocaust Gallery will be given at 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM. Henry Birnbrey will be telling his remarkable Holocaust story beginning at 2:00 PM.

Free Parking is available at the museum (with free overflow parking available at The John Marshal Law School on 18th between W. Peachtree and Spring) and seating is first-come, first-served, so be sure to arrive early in order to secure your spot!

Free admission to the 2015-2016 Bearing Witness Series is provided through a generous gift from The Sara Giles Moore Foundation.

This event is presented by the Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education at The Breman Museum and our community partner Eternal-Life Hemshech.

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