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Son Helps Father Share Holocaust Recollections

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San Diego Union Tribune -- Sometime in the next few days, Jerome Hall, an anthropology professor at the University of San Diego , will walk into a museum in Jerusalem to hand over his latest discovery.

Hall is a specialist in nautical archaeology — shipwrecks and pirates, with a little surfing on the side. He has done work on the so-called Jesus Boat, a vessel found in the mud under the Sea of Galilee 24 years ago.

But the project this time is more personal. It dates back to his boyhood, to a day when he was poking around in his father’s wallet and several black-and-white photos spilled out.

There was a snapshot of a train car filled with dead people. Another showed a room piled high with emaciated corpses, many of them naked. (Full Story)

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