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Isabella Silberstein

Nationality: Russian
Location: Berlin • Germany • Johannesburg • Latvia • Missouri • Riga • Russia • South Africa • St. Louis • Tver • United States of America
Experience During Holocaust: Escaped the Holocaust • Family Died During the Holocaust

Mapping Isabella's Life

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“I had diphtheria in the cattle truck, and my mother, who was a registered nurse, opened my throat... and one of the Red Army chaps sat on my feet, the other one held my hand, and the third one ran out at every stop for hot water.” - Isabella Silberstein