Holocaust Memorial Day: Kate moved by video call with two friends who survived concentration camp
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The Duchess of Cambridge was visibly moved as she spoke to two Holocaust survivors who told her of the horrors they experienced.
Kate’s video call with friends Zigi Shipper and Manfred Goldberg, who met in a concentration camp in 1944, was organised to mark Holocaust Memorial Day today and highlighted the importance of remembering the atrocities of Hitler’s Nazi regime.
The call was organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust, for which the two men are ambassadors, teaching young people about the Holocaust.
As young boys, Mr Shipper and Mr Goldberg, who were speaking to the duchess again after first meeting her in 2017, both spent time in ghettos and forced labour and concentration camps, including Stutthof near Danzig (now Gdańsk), where they met.