Oral history interview with Gerald B. Rosenstein
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- Gerald Rosenstein
Gerald "Jerry" B. Rosenstein, born in 1927 in Bensheim, Germany, describes his life before the war; his family's decision to move to Amsterdam, the Netherlands after Hitler came to power; his deportation in the spring of 1943 to Westerbork; his parents being deported separately to Bergen-Belsen; being deported after a few months to Theresienstadt, where he reunited with his parents; being sent with his father to Auschwitz-Birkenau in the late summer of 1944, and from there to Gleiwitz; being evacuated on a death march and being liberated by the Russians; staying briefly in Odessa, Ukraine; taking a ship with his father to France; reuniting with his mother in Amsterdam in the summer of 1945; and immigrating in 1949 with his family to the United States.
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