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By Udo Bayer

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turning out to be up my father infrequently observed his earlier and that i relatively didn't have a lot curiosity in asking him approximately it. He did say he used to be ransomed out of Germany in the course of the Nazi reign of terror within the 1930's via a Hollywood manufacturer and was once a show to the producer's son instructing him Hebrew considering the fact that in Germany he was once a Hebrew instructor and a Cantor. My father gave up the ghost while i used to be 20 and my mom passed on to the great beyond while i used to be 37. She left a handwritten will, a few monetary files and round forty or so letters of my father written in German; all in an clothing field. past due 2010, 28 years after my mom kicked the bucket, i made a decision i need to grasp extra approximately my ancestry because it used to be of no challenge to me in my early life. I seemed into the attire field and located my fathers letters. One stood out to me specifically, written in Dresden on July 1st, 1937 to Karl Laemmle, the Hollywood manufacturer, in Karlsbad – resort Imperial. i don't be aware of why it was once in my father's ownership. I had it translated and located out that during the letter he agreed to return to the US with him. After examining the letter I grew to become intrigued and desired to examine extra approximately my father's prior and my history. I searched the net and located out extra approximately Carl Laemmle and found an essay written in 1998 through Udo Bayer for the "Film historical past magazine" titled 'Laemmle's List.' It mentioned between different issues Carl Laemmle issuing affidavits to rescue German Jews from the oppression of the Nazi Regime of the 1930's. After studying the essay i noticed my father was once one of many affidavits on 'Laemmle's List.' This was once an immense revelation for me.

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