Mark Liwszyc, 1915-2003, Selected Memoirs
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Edith Cohen
Consists of one typed memoir, 72 pages, entitled "Mark Liwszyc, 1915-2003, Selected Memoirs," written by Mark Liwszyc, originally of Ostrog, Poland (currently, Ostorh, Ukraine), and compiled by his daughter, Edith. The memoir is written in three sections. Section one includes the history of the Jewish community of Ostrog and Mr. Liwszyc's memories of his own childhood. Section two covers the period of 1939-1941, including the Soviet occupation of Ostrog, traveling to Lwow to continue his education, working as a teacher in the Soviet schools, the German invasion in 1941, and being forced to march east into the Soviet interior. In section three, 1956-1957, Mr. Liwszyc describes his life in the Soviet Union and the bureaucratic steps needed to visit old friends in Poland.
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