The revelation that a top former commander of a Nazi SS-led military unit has lived quietly in Minneapolis for the past six decades came as a shock to those who knew 94-year-old Michael Karkoc. World War II survivors in both the U.S. and Europe harshly condemned the news and prosecutors in Poland have said they’ll investigate.
Mary Neuman still has nightmares about living in Auschwitz “In one minute you can be dead and in one minutes you can be sent to the gas chambers, so it was unpredictable.” Neuman said.
As a farm kid in growing up in North Carolina, Curt Brown always knew he’d someday become a pilot. But flying aboard NASA’s space shuttles would become the icing on his cake.