The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

A Yiddish Writer Helping to Catch Nazis: Mendl Mann's Military Service in the Red Army, as an Aid to the U.S. Army, and in the Israeli Army

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Zvi Mann, son of Yiddish writer Mendl Mann, shares his childhood memories from when his father was various armies, including his special assignment in collaboration with the American forces.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Zvi Mann.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.