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Logo of the exhibition "Home and Exile. Jewish Emigration from Germany since 1933" in the Jewish Museum Berlin

SS Navemar

Saul Sperling on board the SS Navemar, 1941

Saul Sperling on board the SS Navemar on his crossing from Spain to the U.S. in 1941.

The journey is often undertaken under wretched conditions on extremely crowded, barely seaworthy ships.