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Irving Schaffer manuscript

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    Description
    Consists of three notebooks, handwritten by Irving Schaffer, circa March 1986, in which he wrote his memoir, which was published in 1991 as "Don't Give Up: Be Strong and We Will Meet Again." In the memoir, which is rough draft form, Mr. Schaffer describes his childhood in Kolochave, his deportation to Auschwitz in April 1944, his forced labor cleaning the site of the Warsaw ghetto, a forced march to Dachau and then sent to Landsberg. He was liberated by the American Army, describes life in the Feldafing displaced persons camp, and his emigration to the United States in 1947.
    Date
    inclusive:  1986
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irving Schaffer
    Collection Creator
    Irving Schaffer

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 folder

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    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).

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    Provenance
    Irving Schaffer donated his notebooks to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in July, 2011.
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-01 11:41:50
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