Schachnes family papers
Collection of photographs and documents relating to the Schachnes family in Berlin until 1938; in Warsaw between December 1938 and December 1939; and in Istanbul, Turkey and Palestine after March 1941. Erna and Abram Schachnes joined their children Boris and Wladimir in Palestine c. 1942. Wladimir and Boris fought in the War of Independence in the Givati Brigade; Wladimir Zeev Schachnes was killed in action on May 13, 1948.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Boris and Elise Schachnes
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Boris Uri Schachnes discusses his family's experience in Berlin until 1938, in Warsaw between December 1938 and December 1939, Istanbul, Turkey, and Palestine since March 1941; how he and his brother Wladimir fought in the War of Independence in the Givati Brigade; and how Wladimir was killed in action on May 13, 1948.