Esther Bem

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Esther Bem

Language: English

Jewish Survivor

Esther talks about her lack of awareness of wartime political events while hiding in Italy. She describes her liberation by members of the Jewish Brigade. Esther speaks of her struggle with identity which ensued after liberation from living in both hiding and under a false name.

Gender: Female
DOB: Jun 23, 1930
City of birth: Osijek
Country of birth: Yugoslavia
Went into hiding: Yes
Other experiences: concealment of Jewish identity