German artist Guenter Demnig, the author of the Stolpersteine (stumbling blocks) project in memory of Holocaust victims, laid today three new ones in Chotebor to commemorate the Schenkel local Jewish family members killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944. The stones with brass plates with personal data on them were put into the paving outside the house where the Schenkel family lived. Max Schenkel ran a weaving mill in the town before the war. The Nazis murdered him at the age of 61, his wife Irma, who was nine years younger, and their son Zdenek, 25, in Auschwitz-Birkenau, probably

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German artist Guenter Demnig, the author of the Stolpersteine (stumbling blocks) project in memory of Holocaust victims, laid today three new ones in Chotebor to commemorate the Schenkel local Jewish family members killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944. The stones with brass plates with personal data on them were put into the paving outside the house where the Schenkel family lived. Max Schenkel ran a weaving mill in the town before the war. The Nazis murdered him at the age of 61, his wife Irma, who was nine years younger, and their son Zdenek, 25, in Auschwitz-Birkenau, probably in gas chambers. Chotebor, Czech Republic, August 3, 2016. (CTK Photo/Lubos Pavlicek)

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