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Avraham Slitinsky letters

Document | Accession Number: 2016.521.1

Consists of more than 300 letters and several paper items written by soldier Avraham Slitinsky, while he served in the Jewish Brigade of the British Army in Eindehoven, Delft, Brussels, Antwerp, London, Italy and other places in Europe. Written to his wife Michal who lived in Tel Aviv, the letters describe life in the British Army and Europe. Some of the topics mentioned in the letters insclude a dispute between British officers and the Brigade soldiers concerning raising a Hebrew flag in the camp; first encounters with Jewish refugees; several letters from Germany with descriptions of German soldiers after the German defeat and Jews in the camps, their physical condition and the attempts of Brigade people to move them to Israel.

Date
1943 May-1946 February
Language
Hebrew
Genre/Form
Letters.
Extent
2 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of this collection was made possible by the Philip and Janet Levin Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-05-25 14:55:45
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