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Submitted by Octave Levenspiel

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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 1/15/2014 4:44 PM
Family Surname: Lewenszpil
Country: France
Date of Image: 1945
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This is page two of a family letter. Page one is in viewmate but not yet translated. This letter is from a family member that very little is known about and it will be wonderful to see what info it provides.

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1/20/2014 5:31 PM ...he had nothing to do with the Jews until the beginning of the month of May, 1942. Then they began to send Jewish men to concentration camps, and they began to confiscate all the Jewish possessions,including ours too. Rachel had 2 ladies hat stores which they confiscated. Since we are Jews, we tried to figure out a solution. Whether to give and have a little sewing work in the house. To have? was a thing which was strictly forbidden, and I believe that the neighbors certainly betrayed them, and they came to the house and took them away. This was in the month of May 1943, and earlier in the month of February, 1943, they came looking for my father and they took him away to a camp near Paris. After, my father met, in the same...
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