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Baranovichi diary

Document | Accession Number: 2018.10.7

Handwritten notebook which belonged to a Jewish man from Baranavichy, dated 1941-1945. Records the wandering of the writer through Europe until his arrival in Palestine. Describes the author's impressions of outbreak of the war, the occupation of Baranavichy by the Germans, three roundups ("aktions") in the ghetto, the names of victims, fleeing to the forest, his journey to Italy and eventual arrival in Palestine. The last comment in the notebook is dated 17.11.1945, and it reads (in transliteration): "dukhgefarn [trip through]: Netanya, Kfar Saba, Kibutz Ramat Hakovesh, Ra'anana, Tel-Aviv oyf Yerushalayim."

Date
1941-1945
Language
Yiddish
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of this collection was made possible by the Crown Family.
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Record last modified: 2018-12-31 13:11:11
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