Roman Halter


Roman Halter was born in 1927 and is a celebrated architect.  He designed the gates of Yad Vashem, and has been exhibited at Tate Britain. He only recently told his story in Roman’s Journey

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Monday, 26 February 2007

Extraordinarily, Roman Halter made it out of the Lodz ghetto, survived Auschwitz and endured the Dresden bombing, before finally escaping to England.

Peter Lantos journeyed from Hungary to Bergen-Belsen where his father died. After liberation, he endured Communist oppression in Budapest.

They both revealed how they survived and built successful and happy lives.

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