17.2.1947

We have arrived in America.

25.2.1947

There was only one deep shadow lying over the happiness of this reunion. How great this moment could have been but for the missing of my wife. Our life always lacks this last completion that our joy is limited. It is hardly conceivable that the impact of an accomplished happiness would break us down.

 1938 - 1950

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Please note that Refugee X represents an amalgamation of case files provided by the Jewish Refugee Committee based in Manchester, between 1938-1950 (the information has been adapted from the series m102/1/2 ). We have stayed as close to the original text as possible. As access to some items within this series is restricted, where applicable dates, names and places have been changed or omitted. If you have any questions you comment on the post or email archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk.