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Oral history interview with Paulette Nehama

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.177 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0475

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Paulette Nehama, born in 1933 in Volos, Greece, discusses her family and childhood; the Italian occupation of Greece during World War II and how the Italian Navy confiscated her family's home; the bombardment of Volos by British planes; deprivations that she and her family suffered during the occupation; her family's move to Athens, Greece right before the German occupation; going into hiding in Athens using false papers; their time with the Pavella family in Athens; the liberation of Greece in October 1944; remaining in Athens after the end of the war; her schooling and work as a social worker in Greece; meeting her husband and moving to Canada to marry him; and her life in the United States.

Interviewee
Paulette Nehama
Interviewer
Margaret West
Date
2003 June 24  (interview)
2003 July 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
7 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:17:54
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