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Sonja Alaimo collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.190.1

Contains a manuscript, unpublished, written by Sonja Alaimo, describing her experiences fleeing Novi Sad in Yugoslavia and being interned on the island of Korcula under Italian occupation. Born Sofia Backman in 1927 to Jakob and Maria Backman, Sonia and her mother fled to Korcula in 1941. Sonia’s father, Jakob, was interned until late 1941 and then also came to Korcula. In 1943, they were then sent to Italy where the family remained until they came to New York in 1947.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sonja Alaimo
Record last modified: 2021-11-22 15:33:05
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