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A Boy Called "Schwandt"

A moving presentation by Gary Schorzman about Jake Diede, born 1916 in Johannestal, Beresan, South Russia at the height of WWI and the Bolshevik Revolution.  Jake's as a child  watched his family lose everything, the "collective life", his mother’s death from starvation, and his father being haul off. His story about survival during the 1920's, 1930's and 1940's as a German living in Russia during WWI, WWII and the Hitler years.