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"An Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times"

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    Description
    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.
    Date
    publication/distribution:  2006
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Michael Cann

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 CD.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Michael Cann donated this memoir to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in November 2010 with the assistance of his wife, Anne.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 21:55:41
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