A page from the diary of Eugenia Hochberg, written while she was living in hiding in Brody, Poland. [LCID: 23384]
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Children's Diaries during the Holocaust

Of the millions of children who suffered persecution at the hands of the Nazis and their Axis partners, a small number wrote diaries and journals that have survived. These young writers documented their experiences, confided their feelings, and reflected on the trauma they endured during these nightmare years.

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