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Submitted by Octave Levenspiel

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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 1/15/2014 4:45 PM
Family Surname: Lewenszpil
Country: France
Town: Paris
Date of Image: 1945
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1/20/2014 6:33 PM people that had to be carried because they were too weak to walk. Further, Feige's daughter married a Christian and she hid in her husband's mother's house, her shviger. AS for me, the same happened. Imagine. The 16th of July, six o'clock in the morning,they are pounding on my door. I lived with my wife at my shviger's, so there were 3 of us. In came the French police, pistols in hand. They only took my wife, because she was on the list. I went along all the way to the place they were keeping her, and begged them to release my wife, and to take me in her place. Naturally, they had a good laugh and told me to go home and not to leave the house because it would be my turn next. So imagine my heart...
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