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    One photograph depicts Captain Sloime Yoszef, Jr., and other men in front of a train as they were being deported to a Hungarian labor camp, and the other photograph is a modern copy enlargement of Captain Yoszef.
    inclusive:  1941-1942
    Collection Creator
    Yaffa Rosenthal
    Yaffa Rosenthal was born of Jewish parents on Oct. 7, 1926, in Solotwina, Poland (Ukraine.) She and her family were deported to a massacre site at Kam'i︠a︡net︠s︡ʹ-Podilʹsʹkyĭ, Ukraine, but they hid from the guards and escaped. They walked to Stanislav, Ukraine, in 1941 and found a guide to take them to Hungary, but they could not stay there. Yaffa then went with her uncle to Transylvania but later choose to join her sister in Budapest, Hungary, in 1942. In 1944, Yaffa and her sister were forced into a ghetto and sent on a forced march to Germany, but Yaffa returned to Budapest and was later liberated by the Soviet Army. She emigrated to Palestine, lived there until 1959, and then emigrated to the United States.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Yoszef, Sloime.

    Administrative Notes

    Yaffa Rosenthal donated the photographs to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Aug. 1990.
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