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Oral history interview with Nick Levi

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.53 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0515

Nick Levi, born in 1921 in Kavala, Greece, describes his happy childhood; how most Greeks did not support the German regime; going to medical school in Athens until the Nazis occupied Greece; moving to the Thessalonike ghetto and having a difficult life; his Spanish heritage that eventually helped him to get to the United States; the destruction of the Thessalonike Jewish cemetery; his family’s deportation in 1943 to Bergen-Belsen; his removal from the camp because of his Spanish citizenship; and his immigration to Palestine, Cuba, and finally the United States.


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Interviewee
Nick Levi
Interviewer
Amy Rubin
Date
interview:  2007 March 22
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:37:40
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