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Oral history interview with Salomon Cohen

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1996.A.0005 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0017

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    Oral history interview with Salomon Cohen


    Interview Summary
    Salomon Cohen, born July 28, 1937 in Athens, Greece, discusses how his family escaped to the south of Greece in February 1943 with the help of partisans; hiding with his family in the mountains for six months; how the partisans obtained food from monasteries in the mountains for his family; using false names while in hiding; traveling to Izmir, Turkey then Syria; being captured by English troops; how the family was taken to British camps in the Gaza Strip; their escape with the help of a Jewish agency; traveling to Ted Aviv, Israel, where they lived from 1944 to 1952; going into the army as a tank fighter; going to Haifa, Israel after leaving the army; getting married and having children; and his visits to Greece.
    Solomon Cohen
    Arwen Donahue
    interview:  1995 October 23
    creation: Washington (D.C.)

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Cohen, Salomon, 1937-

    Administrative Notes

    Arwen Donahue, a volunteer for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History branch conducted this interview on October 23, 1995 in Washington, DC.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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