Shep Zitler.nishh

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Shep Zitler.nishh

Shep Zitler

“I divide Hitler’s reign into 2 parts: 6 years, 1933 to 1939, and 6 years, 1939 to 1945. From 1933 to 1939, Hitler was building, building, building, and from 1939 to 1945 he was killing, killing, killing.”

Holocaust Survivor

~Born in Vilna, Poland~Believed in the book , no dancing or singing~Parents could have 5 children and belong to 5 different organizations(biggest cantors in Vilna also known for biggest thiefs)~Drafted into the Polish army 6 moths before the war~In 1939, they began to separate Jews and Poles and sent them to Prisoner-of-war camps in Kiecle.~Classified as Lithuanian Jews~Various labor camps for 5 years and 7 months~Worked on the Autobann near Krems, Austria (load coal at Ludwigsdorf)

"There were 10 of us who stayed together for the entire 5 years and 7 months of our captivity. We had been through hell.”

Left to right: Doba Shep's youngest sister; Sonia Shep's oldest sister; Micha Morgenstern, Sonia's husband; Tzerna Morgenstern, their daughter; Rivka Zitler Shep's sister; Asher Zitler,Shep's father; Hershel Morgenstern, son of Sonia and Michael; Mr. Podolski, Rivka's husband; Rachel Zitler, Shep's Motele Podolski, son of Rivka; Bertha Cohen Zitler, Shep's mother; Meyer (Meier), Shep's cousin; Leib, Meyer's son; Shep Zitler at age 19 years.

Where is Shep Zitler now ?On December 1 , 2009 Shep Zitler passed away

The group of survivors Shep Zitler was in that made it out of the Holocaust



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