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Social media to trace WWII children

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is hoping to use social media and web technology to trace more than a thousand children who survived World War II, but became separated from their families in its aftermath.

Photographs taken at the time by aid workers at refugee centres throughout Europe are the only record of the children's identities.

Their fate remains a mystery.

Jane O'Brien reports.

Photographs courtesy USHMM and American Jewish Archives

  • 06 Apr 2011
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