Samuel Halber collection
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anne Dessaint
Documents and correspondence concerning Samuel Halber (donor’s father). Born June 22, 1914 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, he fled Nazi-occupied Europe in 1941 through Spain and Portugal were he applied for a US visa, ultimately arriving in New York City in 1941. He was drafted into the United States Army and was a Military Intelligence Interpreter, translating German, Dutch, and French in England until 1945, when he was assigned to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) and supervised the denazification of German railroads in the US Zone.
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