Holocaust survivor Leon Rajninger at his home in San Francisco. (Liz Harris)

S.F. man, 88, recalls a ‘nightmare’ at every turn

Part of an ongoing series on Holocaust survivors and partisans in Northern California Leon Rajninger lost much of his childhood in the Holocaust. Life in Czernowitz, Romania, changed dramatically in 1940 when he was 9 and the Soviets annexed the country. But it got far worse a year later. That’s when Romania joined Hitler and herded…
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