Dennis, Marianne

Marianne Dennis was born in the suburbs of Berlin. She was 7 years old at the time of Kristallnacht, when she came home from school to find a Star of David painted on their door. She also recalls being forbidden to attend school, not being allowed to use public transportation, and giving up many of their possessions – including all pets and appliances. Nevertheless, the family remained in Berlin throughout the war evading round-ups by walking the streets, hiding, and using false names. In 1945, Marianne and her family was liberated the Soviet Army.

Of Blessed Memory
1931 – 2005

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Testimonies may be used for individual research with proper citation. All other uses require written permission from MCHE. The above video testimony is edited from a full-length testimony that may be viewed onsite at the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education or at the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale University

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