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Sheva Vapne: "Maybe there will be other trains."

Sheva Vapne describes her mother's effort to find transportation through Russia.

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Sheva Vapne: Typhus

Sheva Vapne describes her battle with typhus while living in Uzbekistan during World War II.

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Sheva Vapne: Hatmaker

Sheva Vapne describes how she became a hatmaker in Latvia after the war.

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Sheva Vapne: "It was already tuberculosis."

Sheva Vapne recalls her father's death in 1934.

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Sheva Vapne: Postwar Latvia

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

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Sheva Vapne: Granddaughter of a Rabbi

Sheva Vapne describes the Jewish community in Riga, Latvia, prior to World War II.

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Sheva Vapne: "I am Jewish also."

Sheva Vapne describes the man who helped her family find transportation to Uzbekistan during World War II.

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Sheva Vapne: German Invasion

Sheva Vapne describes the terror of the German invasion of Latvia in 1941.

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Sheva Vapne: "In '39, came the Russians."

Sheva Vapne describes the impact of the Russian invasion on her life in Latvia in 1939.

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 1 plays 0  

David Jacobi: The Siemens Company

David Jacobi describes how his father worked as a slave laborer for Siemens in the early years of the war.

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

David Jacobi: Immigrating to the United States

David Jacobi describes how his father's family made the decision to immigrate to the United States despite his grandmother's disappearance.

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David Jacobi: Life in Atlanta

David Jacobi describes his grandparents' lives when he knew them.

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David Jacobi: Hiding in Plain Sight

David Jacobi describes how his father's family survived the Holocaust in Berlin durig World War II.

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David Jacobi: "I was glad."

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

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David Jacobi: Grandparents

David Jacobi describes how his grandparents, Alexander and Maria Jacobi, first met, and how their relationship evolved over the years.

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David Jacobi: The Blitz

David Jacobi describes how his mother survived the German Blitz over England at the start of World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 10th, 2021 1 plays 0