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The first official Jewish transport to Auschwitz brought 999 young women. This is their story.

“I thought we were going on an adventure.” Survivors of the death camp in German-occupied Poland recall the growing realization that they were prisoners.

“We opened and closed Auschwitz,” Edith Grosman says.

  • Heather Dune Macadam
  • National Geographic

Edith and I are sitting in a Soviet-era hotel room in this picturesque Slovakian town.

Outside, snow-covered peaks of the High Tatras loom in the distance.

Inside, Edith, who is now 95, is speaking of the fateful events that…

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