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Matys Morgenstern letters

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    Description
    Correspondence: letters written by donor’s father Matys Morgenstern, son of Jehiel and Taube Berger Morgenstern, born February 15, 1915 in Drohobycz, Poland. Matek joined the Communist party as a teenager and in 1936 he joined the forces of the Republicans in Spain. He was wounded in action on September 8, 1938; interned in camps St. Cyprien, Gurs and Landes and later transferred by medical transport to Leningrad and to Moscow. He returned to Drohobycz in June 1941 to ask his parents and wife to evacuate; His parents managed to survive and they were reunited in 1946. These letters were written to Julia and Szmilek Sperber - October 1938 through August 1942.
    Date
    inclusive:  1938 October-1942 August
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anna Pastor Winkler

    Physical Details

    Language
    Polish Russian
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Provenance
    The Anna Pastor Winkler collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 22:03:44
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