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Survivors demand right to sue over Holocaust trains

WASHINGTON — Aged Holocaust survivors made impassioned pleas to the US Congress Wednesday to allow them to sue France’s state-owned SNCF railway over its role in World War II deportations to Nazi death camps. “We are asking for the right to personally, rightfully claim what is ours,” said Renee Firestone…

Last gay Nazi death camp survivor dies aged 98

Rudolf Brazda, last known survivor of the so-called “Pink Triangles” — gays interned in Nazi camps because of their homosexuality — died in France Wednesday aged 98, officials said. “Rudolf passed on peacefully in his sleep at dawn on August 3″ at an old people’s hospital in Bantzenheim, eastern France,…