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Otto Herskovic memoir and papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.301.1

Diary, handwritten, composed by Otto Herskovic, at the age of 15, immediately following the end of World War II. In it, he recounts his family's experiences during the German invasion of Belgium, his family's flight to southern France, and the experiences of him and his sister while at an O.S.E.-administered children's home, and later, as part of a convoy of children who were sent to the United States via North Africa. Included are hand-drawn maps of places referenced in the diary, photographs, news clippings, and identification documents for Herskovic and his mother, Emma Herskovic. Also included are documents relating to Otto Herskovic's service in the U.S. Army (ca. 1950-1955).

1931-1954  (inclusive)
5 folders
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USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Atiyeh Nafari2015.
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