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Leo Bretholz arrived in the United States in 1947 and settled in Baltimore, where he worked in the textile business and then as a bookseller for many years. He continues to lecture extensively about his Holocaust memories. Michael Olesker is a columnist for the Baltimore Sun and a commentator on Baltimore's CBS affiliate, WJZ-TV.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Bretholz, Leo, 1921-Jews Persecutions Austria Vienna, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Austria Vienna Personal narratives, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) France Personal narratives, Vienna (Austria) Ethnic relations, France Ethnic relations