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Henry Stern Discovers Surviving Relatives After 50 Years

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Birmingham Holocaust Education Center




After fleeing Nazi Germany, Henry J. Stern of Opelika, Alabama arrived in the United States in 1937 with his immediate family. For fifty years he searched for any possible surviving family members. Then in 2004, the impossible happened. Through the miracles of the internet, Henry located family members right here in the United States.

Length: 06:56

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[SS2010] US11 (11) 9: Describe the significance of major battles, events, and consequences of World War II campaigns, including North Africa, Midway, Normandy, Okinawa, the Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, and the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]


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