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A survivor's story

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0268 | RG Number: RG-02.156

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    The memoir describes Simon Sterling and his wife's experiences in Nazi-occupied Poland; the Brody ghetto; his separation from his wife, Sophie, and his deportation to a concentration camp; his escape; Simon and Sophie's reunion; hiding in a forest; Simon's bout with typhus; their liberation by the Soviet military; Simon's work in a brewery; their escape to the American Zone of Occupation in Germany; the displaced persons camp at Föhrenwald, Germany; and their immigration to the United States.
    Simon Sterling

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    Personal Name
    Sterling, Simon.

    Administrative Notes

    Phyllis Sterling Jacobs donated a copy of her father's memoir to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994.
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