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Monday, April 24, 2006

By MATT KATZ
Courier-Post Staff

Henry Eichenbaum of Cherry Hill was protected by nuns, hidden in Catholic orphanages in France during the Holocaust.

As a child, he didn’t know he was Jewish — and he didn’t recognize his mother when she came to pick him up after the war.

Joseph Komito of Berlin did slave labor in Poland and didn’t say a word about what he experienced — even to his children — for 50 years.

William Zimmerspitz of Cherry Hill spent time in five concentration camps and was lying on the ground, about to be buried, before a doctor intervened during the liberation.