Dr. Norbert Katz born in Germany on August 14, 1908. He was educated at the University of Nuremberg and was an assistant at the Institute of Journalism in Nuremberg. Dr. Katz was imprisoned by the Nazis at Buchenwald and Dachau concentration camps for refusing to resign his faculty position. In 1939, when World War II started, Katz moved to England, where he was headmaster at a Jewish boarding school. Dr. Norbert Katz immigrated to the United States in 1941. He passed away on February 2, 1995.
Mapping Norbert's Life
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