Holocaust Escape Tunnel Revealed

  • Posted 11.03.16
  • NOVA

Seventy years ago, Vilnius, Lithuania, was known as the Jerusalem of Lithuania—a bustling town home to more than 100,000 Jews at its peak. But then it all vanished.

In three years during the Holocaust, 95% of Lithuanian Jews were killed. But hidden within this tragedy is a story of hope and courage that archeologists are just now bringing to light. Cutting-edge tech is revealing a Holocaust escape tunnel where survivors dug their way to freedom outside Vilnius.

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Running Time: 02:29

Credits

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Edited by
Michael H. Amundson
Narrator
Jay O. Sanders
Executive Producer/Director
Kirk Wolfinger
Producer/Writer
Michael H. Amundson
Owen Palmquist
Camera
Dan Lyons
Sound
Peter Nenortas

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Vilna site
© WGBH Educational Foundation 2016

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