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Alfred J. Kahn papers

Document | Accession Number: 2010.397.2 a-b

Letter (a) written by Dovid Paltsey, donor's paternal great uncle in Moscow to donor's father, Joseph Kahn in Florida. In his letter, mailed on February 4, 1948, Dovid Paltsev described the fate of the family in Velizh (about 140 hm from Smolensk) where out of approximately 2,000 Jews only 20 survived the Holocaust. He named each member of the family who was murdered by the Germans and the few who were lucky to avoid the massacre. In Yiddish; with envelope (b).

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Alfred J. Kahn
Record last modified: 2021-11-23 16:00:52
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