Shaved on arrival

5 friends, separated in the Holocaust, reunite to share stories of survival

By Mike Clary, Staff Writer

February 18, 2005


Boynton Beach — Almost 60 years have passed since Margit Feldman and four of her Thursday luncheon guests had been in the same place at the same time.

They all brought memories to the table.

Among the horrors that Clara Dann, 83, remembers from Auschwitz in 1944 and 1945 were the showers where new arrivals were shaved from head to toe before being assigned to a camp. Kati Roth, now 75 but just 14 in the waning months of World War II, said the man she first saw when she stepped off the train from Hungary was the infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, known as “the angel of death.”


Mike Clary can be reached at [email protected] or 561-243-6629.

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