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Albert M. Sharon memoir

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0636

The Albert M. Sharon manuscript is titled "Laissez Passer, A Different Holocaust Story." It was told to and transcribed by his wife, Lynn Sharon. The manuscript tells the harrowing tale of Albert Sharon and his family, as they fled Brussels, Belgium in 1940 at the outset of World War II. Fleeing into France, the family moved into several villages along the Pyrenees, before ending up in Italy in 1943, The story details the struggles of a Jewish family living on the run, and the assistance they received from many families while they traveled. The story also describes Albert's involvement as a document forger for the underground resistance, imprisonment under the French Vichy regime, and eventual return to his family.

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