Jean-Louis Steinberg memoir
Testimony, five pages, typescript, written by Jean-Louis Steinberg. Describes his family and life in pre-war France, occupation, internment at Drancy, deportation to Auschwitz, life as forced laborer there and at Buchenwald, and liberation.
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Contains memoirs written by Jean-Louis Steinberg documenting his experiences during the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Consists of 55-page memoir entitled "Out of four, only one returned: The destruction of a family, 1940-1945," written in French by Dr. Jean-Louis Steinberg and Daniel Périer and translated into English by Madeleine Steinberg. In the memoir, Dr. Steinberg, originally of Paris, France, describes his family history, experiences in the occupied zone of France, resistance activities, deportation to Drancy, and then to Auschwitz in 1944, resistance activities within Auschwitz, experiences on a death march to Dora, and life after liberation. The original French memoir was published in 2004 as "Des Quatre, Un Seul est Rentre: La destruction d'une famille en 1940-1945" by Jean-Louis Steinberg and Daniel Périer, published by the Association des Anciens Eleves de l'Ecole Alsacienne, Paris, France.