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Victor Adler

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0178 | RG Number: RG-02.119

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    Description
    "Some notes about my life" describes the experiences of Victor Adler and members of his family after the German occupation of the Sudetenland; in particular, it relates how Adler escaped Czechoslovakia; fled to Hungary and then to Palestine; enlisted in the Czechoslovak Armoured Brigade under British command; fought in the European theater during World War II; and emigrated to and rebuilt his life in the United States; Adler's parents were sent to Terezin and subsequently transported to and killed at Auschwitz; and how Adler's brother and cousins escaped Czechoslovakia and served in the Allied forces.
    Subtitle
    Some notes about my life, with Adler-Stöessler family genealogy and history
    Date
    1992
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Victor Adler
    Collection Creator
    Victor Adler
    Biography
    Victor Adler (Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic, 03 June 1919 - ) fled Nazi-occupied Europe before the outbreak of World War II. After he immigrated to the United States he settled in California. Both of his parents were deported to Theresienstadt and then Auschwitz where they perished.

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    Photographs.
    Extent
    2 folders

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    Provenance
    In May 1992, Sally Gagne transcribed and edited a 1989 oral history Adler had done of himself. In Nov. 1994, Adler gave the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum a copy of a memoir based upon the interview.
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    2023-02-24 14:01:04
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