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Sheva Vapne: A Few Months in Italy

Sheva Vapne, who lived in Latvia after surviving the Holocaust, recalls the time she and her children spent in Italy while waiting for approval to immigrate to the United States in the 1970s.

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

Sheva Vapne: Typhus

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

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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: "Maybe there will be other trains."

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

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

Sheva Vapne: Hatmaker

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

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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.

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

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: Granddaughter of a Rabbi

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

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 6 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