Holocaust remembered

By Anita Stackhouse-Hite, The Porterville Recorder

In 1940, uniformed German Nazis wearing swastika arm bands invaded a small Polish town of 4,000 Jewish people. The family of 4-year-old Elane Geller tried to protect her.

Weeks before, rumors told of their coming. Chaos erupted when Hitler’s henchmen finally descended on the town.

Holocaust survivor Elane Geller answers questions Wednesday at Monache High School. (Recorder photo by Chieko Hara)

A few men and women cried silently, others openly cried while they tried to protect their children. MORE.