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Belsen survivor's death mourned
Eve, Rudi and Paul Oppenheimer
Eve, Rudi and Paul Oppenheimer survived under the Nazis
A community has been mourning the death of a Holocaust survivor who spent the later years of his life in schools raising awareness of genocide.

Paul Oppenheimer, of Solihull in the West Midlands, survived five years under Nazi rule in Holland including time spent in concentration camps.

He eventually became an engineer in Birmingham and his story became known in the tale The Last Train From Belsen.

Mr Oppenheimer died on Thursday, aged 78, and was buried on Friday.

In 1990 he was awarded an MBE for his services to engineering.


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