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Old Wallet in Berlin Keeps Memory Alive

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/travel/article/old_wallet_in_berlin_keeps_memory_alive_20021206

In August 1942, the Gestapo arrested Walter and Elisabeth Blumenthal, an elderly Jewish couple in Berlin. As they were driven away on a truck, a neighbor noticed Walter tossing something from the vehicle. The neighbor later retrieved the object: a brown leather wallet, elaborately embossed in gold with the initials WB.

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