"Living Surgical History, or Sisyphus at the Water Fountain"
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henry Gans
Consists of two chapters of a memoir entitled "Living Surgical History, or Sisyphus at the Water Fountain" by Dr. Henry Gans, originally of Zevenaar, the Netherlands. In these chapters, Dr. Gans describes his memories of his schooling in Arnhem under the German occupation of the Netherlands, learning his father was selected for deportation to Westerbork, and the decision for his family to go into hiding. Dr. Gans, a teenager at the time, spent thirty months in hiding with his brother at a farm in Angelo, a small village in the Netherlands. The family was reunited after the Allied liberation of the Netherlands.
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