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Philipp Manes

Philipp Manes (1875-1944) was a wealthy Berlin furrier before he and his wife were stripped of their possessions and transported to Theresienstadt in 1942.  There, Manes kept careful diaries of daily life until he and his wife were transported to Auschwitz, where they were killed in October of 1944.

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As If It Were Life

Philipp Manes; Edited by Ben Barkow and Klaus Leist

Philipp Manes was an average, well-to-do middle-class Berlin merchant, who considered himself first and foremost a German, and then a Jew. In 1942 he was deported to Theresienstadt,...

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