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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: Forging Documents

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother and aunt obtained forged documents to enable them to hide in Warsaw, Poland under assumed identities to escape the Holocaust.

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Sarah Popowski: Hiding from the Nazis

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother and aunt were able to escape detection by Nazis through demonstrating a knowledge of Catholicism. She also relates the death of her grandparents in Kaluszyn,…

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Sarah Popowski: They Didn't Survive

Sarah Popowski describes how she first came to learn about her family's Holocaust experience.

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Susan Berman: Uncle Julius

Susan Berman discusses her uncle taking a boat out to try and see his family on the St. Louis while it was anchored in Miami.

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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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Susan Berman: "They liked him immediately, of course."

Susan describes how her aunt met her uncle Ruby who was a musician for the USO.

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Susan Berman: Media Control

Susan Berman discusses how her family received information while living in Nazi Germany.

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Susan Berman: "And they took down the Nazi flag."

Susan Berman discusses what her aunt told her about life aboard the St. Louis and how the crew treated the passengers.

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Susan Berman: "They did everything they could to book passage on it."

Susan discusses how her family members were able to board the St. Louis to try and flee Nazi Germany.

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Susan Berman: "They were told not to intervene"

Susan discusses what her mother experienced during Kristallnacht, also known as the Night of Broken Glass, that happened in Nazi Germany in November of 1938.

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Susan Berman: "My mother never saw her father again."

Susan Berman discusses how her mother was able to be a part of the Kindertransport that sent Jewish children to Great Britain.

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Susan Berman: "They were concerned about what this would lead to."

Susan Berman discusses her family's reaction to the rise of Nazism and Adolf Hitler in Germany and if they wanted to leave the country or not.

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Susan Berman: "They received a letter from the Red Cross"

Susan Berman discusses how her family learned about the death of her grandparents who died by the hands of the Nazis during the Holocaust.

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Joanna Kimling Stubbs: "He lectured a lot."

Joanna Kimling Stubbs describes her German-American father Eugene Kimling's parenting style.

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Joanna Kimling Stubbs: "He didn't speak English."

Joanna Kimling Stubbs discusses her father Eugene Kimling's experience as a child of German immigrants going to school in Brooklyn, New York.

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