• AJR Refugee Voices team

Weekly Round Up June 21

This week we continued to explore the wealth of material in the archive about internment. We learned about Erna Klein's experiences as the sole female internee in a French Legion camp in North Africa:


And the disturbing administrative issues around Fred Stern's internment voyage to Canada:

We saw Karl Bettelheim's matchbox cover collection from his time interned by the Japanese army in the ghetto in Shanghai:

Learned about the terrible conditions on the Dunera experienced by Harry Gilbert:



And discovered the enterprising way that Rudolph Sabor got out of his internment in York:



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