Holocaust Survivor Talk: Dana Schwartz

Thu, Jan 20

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Holocaust Survivor Talk: Dana Schwartz

Dana Schwartz was four years old when Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union divided and occupied her native Poland. She was born in Lwow, which initially fell under Soviet occupation. In July 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union and occupied Lwow.

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Jan 20, 11:00 AM

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In November, the Nazis forced the entire Jewish population of Lwow, including Dana’s family, into a ghetto established in the former Jewish district of the city. Dana’s father was able to organize false papers identifying Dana and her mother as Polish non-Jews. The two were able to escape from the ghetto with their new fake identities. They survived the remainder of the Holocaust in hiding outside of Lwow under these false identities.

Photo by Paul Ryan. 

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