Tiny Christmas tree that gave the Nazis" prisoners hope: Survivor still lights candles 78 years after receiving gift from his parents

Tiny Christmas tree that gave the Nazis' prisoners hope: Survivor still lights candles 78 years after receiving gift from his parentsPolish POW was sent the tree whilst in German camp in 1944 Janusz Kent, 87, who now lives in East Sussex, has lit the tree each Christmas since | UPDATED: 23:49 GMT, 26 December 2012 It is only a few inches tall, but this tiny tree had the power to lend hope to hundreds of the Nazis’ prisoners. Janusz Kent received it in 1944 while he was in the Stalag 11A camp in southern Germany, having been locked up for taking part in the Warsaw Uprising. Within minutes hundreds of prisoners in the camp, which included inmates from across Europe and Russia, had gathered around his window, to sing Silent Night and other carols in different languages in the snow

David Miliband tells the extraordinary story of his family

Fate, my remarkable Russian cousin — and how we lost 43 of our family in the Holocaust: David Miliband tells the extraordinary story of his family PUBLISHED: 00:40 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:01 GMT, 3 December 2012 David Miliband with his cousin Sofia. She was born in the stairwell of a house in the Arbat district of Moscow, where she still lives today The wedding ring on my left hand was bought by my grandfather, Samuel Miliband, in Brussels in 1920. I never knew him, as he died when I was one

Fate, my remarkable Russian cousin and how we lost 43 of our family in the Holocaust: David Miliband tells the extraordinary story of his family

Fate, my remarkable Russian cousin — and how we lost 43 of our family in the Holocaust: David Miliband tells the extraordinary story of his family PUBLISHED: 00:40 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 00:40 GMT, 3 December 2012 David Miliband with his cousin Sofia. She was born in the stairwell of a house in the Arbat district of Moscow, where she still lives today The wedding ring on my left hand was bought by my grandfather, Samuel Miliband, in Brussels in 1920