"Eddie Klein: A Rescued Life"
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Edward Klein
Consists of one memoir, approx. 70 pages, in English, entitled "Eddie Klein: A Rescued Life" by Edward Klein, originally of Sieradz, Poland. In the memoir, Mr. Klein, describes his pre-war family and religious life; escape to Warsaw and then to Łódź after the German invasion; life in the Łódź ghetto; deportation to Auschwitz in August 1944; transfer to Sosonowiec; forced march to Mauthausen; and liberation from Gunskirchen. The memoir also includes information about his post-war life, including his 1945 legal immigration to Palestine; fighting and teaching mechanics during the War of Independence; marrying a fellow survivor named Miriam; immigration to Canada; and growing his family in Montreal, where he ran a plastics business. Includes a copy of a pre-war photograph of the Klein family.
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