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Oral history interview with Jack Kleinman

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.37.13 | RG Number: RG-50.765.0013

Jack Kleinman, born in Cleveland, OH in 1925, describes being raised in a Jewish home; enlisting in the army; being fluent in Yiddish and becoming a German translator; being sent to Garansweiler, Germany after the war to help 12 young Polish survivors who had lost their relatives; providing food, clothing, and shelter for these survivors and bringing them to Regensberg, Switzerland; receiving donations from the United States and ignoring military rules to ensure that the youths were taken care of; how these survivors settled in the United States and Israel; and having a reunion with some of the group in 1999.

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Jack Kleinman
interview:  2006 March 16
1 DVD : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Congregation Shaarey Tikvah, Beachwood, Ohio
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:27:34
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