Prisoners of war
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This collection centers on Arthur Kahn's experiences during the First World War and his time as a prisoner of war in Siberia from 1915 until 1920 where he became the instructor of the sports club Maccabi Irkutsk.
The folder contains Tankin's article "Prisoner of War," published in the Maryland Medical Journal in November 1995 and a unpublished manuscript that provides a longer version of his memoirs. Tankin served as a battalion surgeon and was taken prisoner along with two of his men while trying to rescue wounded from over enemy lines.
Extensive autobiographical manuscript by Troller, with illustrations and other supporting material, discussing his family and community, his early life, and his experiences during and after the Holocaust.
The collection contains papers including vital documents, membership cards, awards, medals, diaries, memoirs, diaries, manuscripts, legal papers, correspondence, business records, wills, genealogies and family histories regarding the Pinkus family, notable textile manufacturers in Neustadt (now Prudnik, Poland) in Upper Silesia, and their personal and business affairs. The family was also highly regarded for its support of civic and cultural affairs in the area, and corresponded with several notable cultural figures.