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Close-up portrait of three of the Buchenwald boys in Marseilles prior to their departure to Palestine [probably on board the Mataroa].

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    Close-up portrait of three of the Buchenwald boys in Marseilles prior to their departure to Palestine [probably on board the Mataroa].
    Close-up portrait of three of the Buchenwald boys in Marseilles prior to their departure to Palestine [probably on board the Mataroa].

The original caption reads, "Two of the Buchenwald fellows on their way to the boat.  The one on the right still wears a German SS buckle.  The other one wears his prisoner clothes yet.  I got him army clothes."

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    Caption
    Close-up portrait of three of the Buchenwald boys in Marseilles prior to their departure to Palestine [probably on board the Mataroa].

    The original caption reads, "Two of the Buchenwald fellows on their way to the boat. The one on the right still wears a German SS buckle. The other one wears his prisoner clothes yet. I got him army clothes."
    Date
    June 1945
    Locale
    Marseilles, [Bouches-du-Rhone] France
    Variant Locale
    Marseille
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Renee Loeb

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Renee Loeb
    Source Record ID: Collections: 2005.438

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    Biography
    Saul M. Loeb was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1924 to Jewish immigrant parents. His mother was born in Lithuania, and his father was born in Poland. In Septemebr 1943 Saul was inducted into the United States Army. In October 1944, he was sent to Europe, landing in Scotland. Immediately, his Signal Corps Battalion went by rail to a port in the south of England for the channel crossing to Omaha Beach in Normandy, France. Saul eventually came to Marseilles where he served as the assistant to Chaplain Morris Kertzer. When Chaplain Kertzer returned to the States, Chaplain Isidore Breslau took his place. In August 1945, Saul and Chaplain Breslau were transferred to Berlin where they worked with Jewish displaced persons. In May 1946, Saul left Berlin and retuned home. He passed away on December 20, 2000.
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