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‘I’m so in love with Costa Rica’ – a Holocaust survivor’s extraordinary story
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‘I’m so in love with Costa Rica’ – a Holocaust survivor’s extraordinary story

Amanda Zúñiga - September 3, 2015

As part of our coverage of the inauguration of the “Parque de la Vida” (“Park of Life”), which honors the 190 Holocaust survivors who immigrated to Costa…

‘Park of Life’ honors 190 Holocaust survivors who made a home in Costa Rica
A Look Back
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A Look Back
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‘Park of Life’ honors 190 Holocaust survivors who made a home in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - September 3, 2015

See also: 'I'm so in love with Costa Rica - a Holocaust survivor's extraordinary story' To celebrate a decade of operations in Pavas, in western San José,…

The story of Costa Rica’s forgotten World War II internment camp
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Latin America
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The story of Costa Rica’s forgotten World War II internment camp

Zach Dyer - December 15, 2014

In downtown San José, just west of the Cementerio de Obreros, sits a forgettable lot of urban real estate where the municipality and the Public Works and…

Werner Franz, last of Hindenburg crew, dies at 92
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Werner Franz, last of Hindenburg crew, dies at 92

Matt Schudel | The Washington Post - August 31, 2014

In 1936 and 1937, young Werner Franz worked as a cabin boy on the Hindenburg, the largest, fastest and sleekest mode of transportation the world had seen…

The first world war was not the last one
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The first world war was not the last one

Marylou Tousignant | Special to The Washington Post - August 4, 2014

The countries that fought in World War I split into two camps. Russia, France, Belgium and the United Kingdom (Great Britain and Ireland) were among those that…

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