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Childhood Memories


57 minutes
Source: Facing History and Ourselves

Through interviews with eleven Holocaust survivors and witnesses, this montage examines what conditions were like for Jewish and non-Jewish children living in Nazi-occupied Europe before and during World War II. Part of the Elements of Time series.

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