PBS NewsHour

New books reveals how Jews fleeing Nazis survived in forests

Clip: 10/19/2021 | 7m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

During the early Nazi occupation of Europe, they forced more than a million Jews to live and work in ghettos. Most were killed in a brutal process called liquidation, or sent to concentration camps. Some 25,000 Jews escaped the ghettos and hid in Eastern European forests. The members of one family that survived years in the woods tell their story in Rebecca Frankel's new book, “Into the Forest.”

Aired: 10/19/21

Rating: NR

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