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Josef Berman collection

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.339 | RG Number: RG-31.047

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    Contains photocopies of thirty-eight letters sent by Josef Berman to his wife Maria Brodskaya. These letters span the years of 1941-1945. Also included are three photocopied letters from Maria to Josef spanning the years of 1944-1945. The letters span the period of 1941-1945. Primary content pertains to details of Josef Berman's service in the Soviet Army, and his wishes for the welfare of his family evacuated from Kiev during the war.
    inclusive:  1941-1945
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Collection Creator
    Josef Berman
    Josef G. Berman served in the Soviet Army during World War II. His wife, Maria Aleksandrovna Brodskaya, and family were evacuated from Kiev to Tashkent for the majority of the war. They returned to Kiev by May of 1944, but moved to Voroshilovgrad by August 1944 and then to Mariupal in April of 1945. Josef Berman was stationed with the Field Battalion of Uzbekistan, first in Tashkent, then in Novorossisk, and in Moscow by the end of the war.

    Physical Details

    89 digital images : TIFF ; 6.34 MB.
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is organized chronologically, and each page is double-sided. Disregard numbering at the top of each item

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Publication by a third party requires a formal approval of the Judaica Institute in Kiev, Ukraine. Publication requires a mandatory citation of the original source.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Center for the Studies of History and Culture of East European Jewry (Judaica Center) of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kyiv, Ukraine. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the photocopied collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in May 2006.
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