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Backpack belonging to Ruth Berkowitz

This tan backpack was used by Ruth Berkowitz to carry her belongings as she fled from Warsaw via Lithuania and the Soviet Union to Japan. Most of her possessions were confiscated by both the Nazis and the Soviets during her journey. [From the USHMM special exhibition Flight and Rescue.]


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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Collections
  • Ruth Berkowicz Segal

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Backpack belonging to Ruth Berkowitz [LCID: 2000wpvw]