Tag Archives: Holocaust victims

Como to Chiasso – Trying to Escape the Holocaust

Como witnessed the Holocaust – due to its border with Switzerland, Como became a place of both treachery and humanity – offering the opportunity for salvation or the road to extermination Continue reading

Posted in History, People, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heroism and Disaster in the Vallassina – Holocaust Memorial Day, January 27th

As a memorial to the millions of victims of the Holocaust I would like to recall the act of a young priest in Sormano who guided a party of 16 Jewish refugees to safety in Switzerland and set an altruistic example to his parishioners. Continue reading

Posted in History, People, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments