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James Russell: "As fast as this ship will go"

James Russell describes his ship's speedy return to the United States after the war.

From  Adina Langer on March 30th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hank van Driel: "We Had to Learn to Eat Again"

Hank van Driel describes the food given to them by the Allies and what precautions they had to take with it.

From  Camden Anich on March 15th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Leon Blumenthal: Lourdes, France

Leon Blumenthal describes living conditions in Lourdes, France, where he and his mother, Mania, lived after the war.

From  Adina Langer on February 16th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Leon Blumenthal: Bar Mitzvah

Leon Blumenthal describes his bar mitzvah, a Jewish coming of age ritual, at the Grand Synagogue of Paris in the early 1950s.

From  Adina Langer on February 16th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Leon Blumenthal: "I had no country."

Leon Blumenthal describes how he was able to immigrate to the United States from France in the 1950s, despite his status as a stateless person.

From  Adina Langer on February 16th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Leon Blumenthal: "I couldn't stop laughing."

Leon Blumenthal describes his reunion with his brother, Gerard, after the war.

From  Adina Langer on February 16th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Anna Ostergaard: Leaving Denmark

Anna Ostergaard describes her reasons for leaving Denmark in the years after World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Sheva Vapne: Postwar Latvia

Sheva Vapne describes her effort to find a suitable apartment for her family in Soviet-controlled Latvia after the war.

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Paula Fidler: Post-war Austria

Paula Fidler describes how she joined her husband in Austria, where he was stationed after World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Paula Fidler: Post-war Germany

Paula Fidler describes her military-related work in Germany after World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

David Jacobi: "I was glad."

David Jacobi remembers his father's response to the destruction in Berlin at the end of the war.

From  Adina Langer on February 10th, 2021 0 plays 0  

David Jacobi: "Letters to Joseph Stalin"

David Jacobi describes the events following his grandmother's release from Soviet custody.

From  Adina Langer on February 10th, 2021 0 plays 0  

David Jacobi: Soviet Abduction

David Jacobi describes how his grandmother was abducted by agents of the Soviet Union in Germany after the war.

From  Adina Langer on February 10th, 2021 0 plays 0  

David Jacobi: Matzos

David Jacobi describes his grandfather's work for a Jewish relief agency in Germany after the war.

From  Adina Langer on February 10th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: "My dad never talked about it."

Gitte Toben discusses her father's refusal to talk about his participation in the Danish resistance during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: Postwar Shortages

Gitte Toben describes some of the shortages faced by people in Denmark after World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0