"An Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times"
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Michael Cann
Consists of a CD containing a memoir entitled "An Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times" by Michael Cann, written in Amherst, MA in 2006, as well as a paper copy of the memoir. Mr. Cann describes his family's history in Berlin, his memory of National Socialism in his school, and his family's immigration to the Netherlands in 1937, and his immigration to the United States in March 1939. He also includes information about life in wartime New York and New Jersey and his family's attempts to rescue additional family members from Europe. After the war, Mr. Cann joined the military and participated in the Allied occupation of Germany.
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