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Minnesota native Larry Tillemans transcribed the stories of Jewish prisoners held in concentration and death camps during the Holocaust. A new documentary being screened this Sunday in Silver Bay tells his story. Submitted photo.

Minnesotan typist during Nazi trials shares his story

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When he was 19, Minnesota native Larry Tillemans enlisted in the Army and was sent to Germany. It was 1945 and World War II had just ended. He landed in Nuremburg as Allied forces were preparing to prosecute Nazi officers for wartime atrocities committed against millions of Jews and other minorities.


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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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