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Holocaust survivor Helen Terris with her mother. (Credit: Helen Terris)

Survivor Recounts Horrors Of Holocaust, Vows To Keep Story Alive

It took Holocaust survivor Helen Terris 50 years to talk about the unspeakable horrors that destroyed her childhood, but she endures the pain of recounting those harrowing days.

04/15/2015

Holocaust survivors Ruth Mermelstein (left) and Annie Bleiberg bond at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

Women Who Survived Horrific Experiences In Holocaust Bond At Long Island Museum

Seventy years ago Tuesday, Russian troops liberated the infamous Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland – giving the world its first glimpse of the atrocities committed against Jews and other minorities.

01/27/2015

Officials pose with Johann Conrad Seekatz's "St. Philip Baptizing A Servant Of Queen Kandaki" on Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: U.S. Department Of Homeland Security)

U.S. Officials Return Painting Stolen By Nazis During World War II To Poland

The Johann Conrad Seekatz painting — titled “St. Philip Baptizing A Servant Of Queen Kandaki” — was looted from the Polish National Museum in Warsaw in 1938.

02/06/2014

Holocaust survivor

Holocaust Survivor Reunites With Her Savior 67 Years Later For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving will have special meaning for a Holocaust survivor who on Wednesday was able to meet a member of the family who rescued her from Nazi tyranny. The two women had not seen each other since the end of World War II.

11/21/2012

President Barack Obama (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Infuriates Poles With Use Of Phrase ‘Polish Death Camp’

Hundreds of Polish-American families, alongside tight-knit business and church leaders, were expressing disappointment and some heartfelt anger at the president over his choice of words regarding their homeland.

05/30/2012

A Boeing 767 of Polish LOT airlines makes an emergency landing at Warsaw airport, Poland,Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Pilot Pulls Off Dramatic Landing On Newark-Poland Flight

The LOT Boeing 767 carrying 231 people made a belly landing in Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin International airport after its landing gear failed to deploy.

11/01/2011

Wladyslaw Misiuna and Sara Marmurek are seen at JFK Airport - Queens, NY - Nov 23, 2010 - Photo: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880

Holocaust Survivor Reunites With Savior In NYC

The last time Sara Marmurek saw Wladyslaw Misiuna, she was at a concentration camp in Poland.

11/24/2010