Deaf survivors of the Holocaust gathered around the globe on Tuesday on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau to remember the mothers, fathers, siblings and others lost to genocide - the pain of memory of the squalid ghettos, the inhuman Nazi death camps, of starvation and terror.
This documentary covers the treatment of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Nazi Germany during World War Two. 17,000 Deaf people were forcibly sterilised by the Nazis to stop them from having children and many others were killed simply because they were Deaf - in a bid to improve the German gene pool.
As part of the season of programmes commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust and the liberation of Auschwitz, Clive Mason visits the killing centre of Hadamar to investigate the development and impact of the Nazi policy of enforced sterilisation and the murder of Deaf and Disabled people, which took place in Germany between 1933 and 1945. Members of the German Deaf community, who are still living with the legacy of this brutal Nazi policy, tell their moving stories for the first time on television.
A Documentary Film: Deaf Mother Survivor Being Assaulted By Nazis.
Bring Your Own Doc: 'Ingelore' Revisiting a Nazi Assault. Director Frank Stiefel, of Ingelore, talks to Ondi on this BYOD REMIX about the jaw-dropping experience of his hearing impaired mother being assaulted by nazis during WWII.
A Deaf Survivor's Story.
Deaf Holocaust survivor, Charlotte Friedman, talks about how she successfully escaped war-torn Europe and the many experiences she had on the way, including meeting Ann Frank and her family in Holland.
An Interview with Charlotte Friedman in American Sign Language (ASL) with Rachel Soudakoff. Includes english subtitles for Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
A Deaf Survivor's Story Part 1.
A Deaf Survivor's Story Part 2.
Photos of Holocaust Camps: Ghosts of Auschwitz
Hitler Documentary: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0Uh2Btr6z8
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Deaf Mother Survivor Being Assaulted By Nazis
The Deaf Holocaust - Deaf People and Nazi Germany
Deaflympics London 1935 - Documentary