Erzsebeth Buchsbaum - DOC by NIQe3C

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									                                                 Name _____________________________
Abraham Malnik
Born Kovno, Lithuania
January 31, 1927

                    1) Go to www.maps.google.com and search for Kovno, where Abraham
                    was born (Kaunas=Kovno). What two rivers run through the city?
                    _____________________________________________________
                    (Hint, use Terrain map; both rivers start with an “N”)
                    From the map, make one other observation or inference about Kovno:
                    ________________________________________________________
                      2) Go to www.weather.com and find the current temperature in Kovno
                      (search using “Kaunas”). _______________. Might today be a day you
   could imagine someone on a horse-drawn sleigh? _____________. How does the current
   temperature compare to current temperature in Maple Valley? ______________________
   (you can also see the high and low temperatures for the month to get a better sense of
   Kovno’s winter weather.)
   3) Go to the Kovno time line and look for answers to next two questions:
   http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/media_cm.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005174&MediaId=24
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   Even before Germans occupied Kovno, what other country took control and banned
   Jewish organizations and schools? ________________________________________
   Briefly describe the ghetto that the German’s established in Kovno:
   _____________________________________________________________________
   _____________________________________________________________________
   4) Abraham survived five different camps before being liberated from the ghetto/camp
   Theresinstadt in 1945. Go to the following site and explain how Nazis tried to use
   Thereinstadt prisoners as bargaining chips at the end of the war (3rd paragraph)
   http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10007505
   _____________________________________________________________________
   _____________________________________________________________________
   5) If Abraham is alive today, how old would he be? ______________________

   Listen to 1990 interview with Abraham Malnik
   www.ushmm.org/wlc/media_oi.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10006192&MediaId=1089

   If you were able to speak with him today, what are two questions you would want to ask
   about surviving the Holocaust?
   ________________________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________________________

								
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