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Alice Dwyer plays the young Hanni Lévy in The Invisibles, which focuses on the lives of four German Jews who stayed in Germany during World War II and survived. Greenwich Entertainment hide caption

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'The Invisibles' Reveals How Some Jews Survived Nazi Germany By Hiding In Plain Sight

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Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, immigrated to America in 1949, claiming he had worked on his father's farm during World War II. U.S. Department of Justice via AP hide caption

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The German government has agreed to make a one-time payment to Kindertransport survivors, commemorated by a statue in Berlin, Germany. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in July during a joint press conference in Jerusalem. Debbie Hill/AP hide caption

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Gert Berliner's Swedish ID card with which he eventually entered the U.S. in 1947. He lived in Berlin until he was 14 years old. Gert escaped the Nazi death camps because his parents got him on a children's transport to Sweden in 1939. Jacobia Dahm for NPR hide caption

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Gert Berliner packed this toy monkey in a suitcase when he fled for his life nearly 80 years ago. It's now part of the collection at the Jewish Museum Berlin. Jacobia Dahm for NPR hide caption

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A Toy Monkey That Escaped Nazi Germany And Reunited A Family

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Defendant Johann Rehbogen, a 94-year-old former SS guard, appears at the regional court in Münster, Germany, on Tuesday. Guido Kirchner/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Enric Marco stands next to a Spanish Republican flag at Mauthausen camp in Austria in May 2003. Marco, who was chairman of an association of Spanish Republicans deported from France to Nazi concentration camps during World War II, admitted in May 2005 that his tale of surviving the Flossenbuerg camp was a lie. Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Javier Cercas Uncovers The Truth Behind Spain's 'Impostor'

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Polish lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to remove prison penalties in a controversial Holocaust law. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (upper left) looks on as a right-wing lawmaker blocks the podium in a failed effort to obstruct the vote. Alik Keplicz/AP hide caption

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Eighty-two-year-old Zosia Radzikowska, from Krakow, survived the Holocaust by pretending to be Christian. A retired criminal law professor, Radzikowska is an active member of Krakow's small but flourishing Jewish community. Esme Nicholson for NPR hide caption

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Auschwitz Remembrance Is Tinged With Tension Over Poland's Holocaust Speech Law

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The Startling Statistics About People's Holocaust Knowledge

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Poland's President Andrzej Duda announced Tuesday that he would sign a controversial Holocaust bill which has sparked tensions with Israel, the U.S. and Ukraine. Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is using holograms to help visitors learn about the experiences of people during the Holocaust. Ron Gould Studios/Courtesy of the Illinois Holocaust Museum hide caption

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Illinois Holocaust Museum Preserves Survivors' Stories — As Holograms

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The past few weeks have revitalized debates across the country about what role Confederate monuments play in commemorating U.S. history. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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What Our Monuments (Don't) Teach Us About Remembering The Past

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