Survivor Janine offers unique Holocaust insight

PUBLISHED: 17:00 09 October 2016 | UPDATED: 08:50 10 October 2016

Students hear from Holocaust survivor Janine Webber.

Students hear from Holocaust survivor Janine Webber.

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History students from Weston College’s sixth form centre enjoyed a unique insight into the 20th century’s greatest atrocity last week.

Holocaust survivor Janine Webber visited the A-level class to recount her experiences in Poland after German forces invaded in 1941, which saw family members moved to a concentration camp and Janine hidden by sympathisers.

Lecturer Charlotte Copestake said: “It was a privilege for us to welcome Janine Webber and her testimony will remain a powerful reminder of the horrors so many experienced.”

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