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San Francisco, CA - Herman Shine, one of the last survivors to have escaped Auschwitz, dies at 96

Jul 24, 2018 at 08:30 PM

San Francisco, CA - Herman Shine, who is believed to be one of the last survivors to have escaped Auschwitz, has died. Shine, who worked as a roofer at the Nazi death camp before making a daring escape with his good friend Max Drimmer, died on June 23. He was 96. Fewer than 200 prisoners escaped from Auschwitz. Shine, born Mendel Scheingesicht in Berlin, was arrested in that German city...

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