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Arnold Lissance family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.275.1

Typescript copy and translations of the memoirs of Moses Lissiansky (1872-1943), describing his life in pre-revolutionary and revolutionary Russia, originally written in Austria in the 1930s, as well as translations and summaries of correspondence that his son, Arnold Lissance, had received from his family in Austria after his own immigration to the United States in the 1930s. Also contains documents produced at the Nuremberg Trials and collected by Lissance during his time working as a translator at the trials, including materials related to the Ministries Trial (Case XI), as well as mimeographed texts of the war time diaries of General Franz Halder, which Lissance translated and edited, and extensive correspondence between Lissance and Halder, dating chiefly from 1949 until shortly before Halder's death in 1972.

Date
1930-1973  (inclusive)
Language
English
German
Extent
5 boxes
Credit Line
USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Clifford Young, 2014.
USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Paul Cawein, 2015.
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