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Gunther Rice memoir

Document | Accession Number: 2013.361.1

Consists of one typed memoir, 42 pages, entitled “A New Letter to my Children” written by Gunther Rice, originally of Hamburg, Germany, as a letter to his children. In the memoir, he describes the lives of his large family in Hamburg, his childhood, and education. He describes his memories of the family’s arrest and deportation to Zbaszyn on the border of Poland in October 1938, since his parents were Polish citizens. In the summer of 1939, Gunther left his parents and traveled to England as part of a kindertransport, first living with a foster family in Cardiff and later in London.

creation:  2007
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Dr. Gunther Rice
Record last modified: 2021-11-12 08:26:49
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