Scope and Contents
Researchers studying the Morris Arnovitz Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta and the life of a POW during World War II. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1928 - 1981
- Arnovitz, Morris, 1928-1981 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Morris Arnovitz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1916. He was a graduate of Tech High school and the University of Virginia, class of 1937. He was in the real estate and insurance business before joining the service during World War II. He was a navigator with the Army Air Corps and his plane was shot down on October 7th, 1944 during a raid on Politz, Germany. He was taken to a POW camp near Nuremberg until he was able to escape in the final near the end of the war. He was a member of Ahavath Achim Congregation and the Progressive Club.
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Morris Arnovitz was a navigator with the Army Air Corps and had completed 21 missions before being shot down over Germany. He was a prisoner of war in Germany for the remainder of the war. Of special interest are his flight log and a journal kept by him while a prisoner of war. His papers consist primarily documents relating to the military service of Morris Arnovitz during World War II.
All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
- Morris Arnovitz Papers, Mss 69
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
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Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States