Describes Marcus Lecker's (b. 1923) childhood in Romania; the Soviet occupation of northern Bucovina; the German invasion and occupation of the Soviet Union; Marcus’ attempt to escape and his capture; surviving "Aktionen" undertaken by Germans and their Ukrainian collaborators; his internment in the Borshchuv ghetto; his escape from that ghetto's liquidation and survival by hiding in a forest; Marcus’ bout with typhus; his liberation and reunion with his parents; and joining, experiences in, and demobilization from the Soviet Army. Includes photocopies of photographs of Marcus and his family.
- odyssey of a Jewish teenager in eastern Europe, 1939-1946
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