Photo courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Ten-year-old Max Herzel escaped with his family and sought refuge in France when the Germans invaded their home in the city of Antwerp. But Herzel's harrowing experiences were just beginning. Soon after, the Herzels, along with other Jews, were rounded up by the Germans.
Herzel is a retired executive from the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Birminhgam and is a member of the Alabama Holocaust Commission and Birmingham Holocaust Education Committee. Wednesday, March 12, noon.