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"19 Wasted Months: diary and notes of my internment"

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0148

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    Contains a copy of a booklet entitled "19 Wasted Months: diary and notes of my internment" by Kurt Lewinski. The booklet, which is a typed English translation of the original German, describes Lewinski's experiences in an internment camp for enemy aliens in England; life on the HMT Dunera ship, which transported him to Australia in 1940; and life in the Hay, New South Wales and in the Tatura internment camps. The text is written in the form of daily diary entries, and includes two epilogues written in 1942 and 1945 which reveal that Mr. Lewinski joined the Australian military.
    inclusive:  1940-1945

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    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).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Australia. Isle of Man.
    Personal Name
    Lewinski, Kurt.

    Administrative Notes

    Kurt Lewinski donated "19 Wasted Months: Diary and Notes of My Internment" to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1997.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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