Born on September 26, 1926.    Two parents and a brother.   Her father was a salesman

-As a girl she attended a Jewish school in Hannover, Germany

-Life was very different than life in America- under Hitler couldn’t go to movies or other public places-   everything a Jew attended had to be in Jewish environment including school, hospitals etc.

-She was deported on December 15,1941

-She had no clue where she was going and had no food

-She was taken to Riga, Latvia when she was 18

-She was liberated on March 11, 1945 by the Russians

-She came to the US in Jan of 1947 settled in Bangor, Maine

-She learnt to sew in Ort so she sewed shoes for a living

 

Jews in Germany before and during WWII

 

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?ModuleId=10005276

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005469

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?ModuleId=10005201

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Encyclopedia Entries, International School for Holocaust Studies - Germany

 

 

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Microsoft Word - Microsoft Word - 6255.DOC

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microsoft word - 5741.pdf

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microsoft word - 5771.pdf

 

Riga

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005463

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Latvia.html#holo

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Riga.html

5.

microsoft word - 5828.pdf

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latvia.pdf

 

 

 

 

Russians Liberating Riga, Latvia

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/media_cm.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005463&MediaI