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Sarah Popowski: Emigrating to the U.S.

Sarah describes how her parents emigrated to the United States aboard the General McRae in November 1949.

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Sarah Popowski: Federation Trip

Sarah Popowski describes a trip to Israel to visit the Yad Vashem memorial in 2001.

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Deryck Cook: "You become more aware of what you have."

Deryck Cook reflects on the effects of growing up during World War II in Exton, England.

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Susan Berman: Moving to the US

Susan Berman describes the kind of work her family did upon arriving in the United States, as well as what they did to try and bring over other family members still in Europe.

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Jessie Moss: Life After the War

Jessie Moss describes building a house with the money she had earned from the war, and what life was like for her afterwards.

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Geraldine Anthony: Life After the War

Geraldine Anthony describes what she did after she got laid off from work at the Bell Bomber Factory in Marietta, Georgia.

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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.

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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.

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Anna Ostergaard: Leaving Denmark

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

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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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Paula Fidler: Post-war Germany

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

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Paula Fidler: Post-war Austria

Paula Fidler describes how she joined her husband in Austria, where he was stationed after 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: Matzos

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

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David Jacobi: "Letters to Joseph Stalin"

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

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David Jacobi: Soviet Abduction

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

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