Replay the video from Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger's discussion of his book, "A German Life: Against All Odds, Change is Possible."
Dr. Wollschlaeger described his struggle growing up in Germany in the shadow of his father, a highly-decorated WWII German tank commander and Nazi officer. Dr. Wollschlaeger eventually converted to Judaism, emigrated to Israel and served in the Israel Defense Forces as a medical officer.
Dr. Wollschlaeger is the San Antonio Public Library's 2016 Holocaust: Learn and Remember keynote speaker. Holocaust: Learn and Remember is an annual commemoration and remembrance of the Holocaust. The 2016 theme, Children of War, focuses on the experiences of children during the war and beyond. This free, public event is brought to you by San Antonio Public Library, the Holocaust Memorial Museum, NOWCastSA and the Learn and Remember Committee.