The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

Horrors Of Holocaust Recalled - Brevard NC


Walter Ziffer speaking at Sacred Heart Catholic Church last week. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

Walter Ziffer – who survived four years at seven different Nazi labor camps during World War II, losing several family members - said there are countless images that, while he may wish to, he will never be able to forget.

Last Friday, Ziffer, a Jew, spoke before roughly 80 people at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brevard for more than an hour about his experiences. Ziffer spoke about the lead-up to Nazi occupation, the Kristallnacht ("crystal night") and the burning of synagogues in his hometown and his liberation after years of beatings and subjection to inhuman conditions at the l...

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