Articles by Randy Herschaft

Digging for Clues in a Soviet Mystery

  • 29 April 08
  • The Associated Press
Budapest, November 1944: Another German train has loaded its cargo of Jews bound for Auschwitz. A young Swedish diplomat pushes past the SS guard and scrambles onto the roof of a cattle car.

A Nazi Battalion's Jewish Mascot

  • 19 November 07
  • The Associated Press
Saved by a strange twist of fate, the survivor of a wartime massacre searches for his past in Belarus.

Ukrainian Holocaust Story Inspires Pride, Doubt

  • 21 August 07
  • The Associated Press
It is a story of courage and kindness during the first tragic days of the Holocaust in Ukraine -- the tale of how a village rose up against an anti-Semitic gang of killers to save its Jewish neighbors.