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Historic Ephemera Lot from a German WWII Refugee turned American Rocket Scientist
Posted by Mac Ivers on
Sometimes it might seem like the greatest stories have already been told, but we're fortunate to find new historic treasures all the time. Recently a lot of family papers was found related to a Jewish husband and wife who escaped Nazi Germany in 1938 and eventually made their way to America after the war. The collection of papers included their passport documents, permitting them to leave Germany and permitting them to enter China. They initially found refuge in the Shanghai Ghetto and soon after resumed their leather trade business, opening the Far East Company leather goods factory. Also among their...
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