Julius Levy was born in Hamburg and came to St. Louis in 1938. He was a witness to Kristallnacht and to conditions in Germany up to the time he left.
Location: Germany • Hamburg • Missouri • St. Louis • United States of America
Experience During Holocaust: Escaped the Holocaust • Family Died During the Holocaust • Family Survived
Mapping Julius' Life
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“They searched our papers, but since I had a paper saying that I'm leaving in a few days with a boat, they left me alone. However, they slapped my face - which I could still feel years later.” - Julius Levy