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Oral history interview with Sever Sternhell

Record Type:
Oral History
Interview Summary:
Sever Sternhill (né Severyn Sternhell), born May 30, 1930 in Lvov, Poland (L'viv, Ukraine), discusses his childhood and education; experiencing antisemitism; his Jewish education; the Einsatzgruppen action in Nadworna (Nadvirna, Ukraine) in September 1941; various actions in the ghetto; the liquidation of the ghetto; being sent to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp; living in Palestine from 1945; immigrating to Australia; attending Newington College and the University of Sydney; his interactions with Germans and Poles; and his religious observations.
1980 February 03-1980 February 04  (interview)
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4 CD-ROMs.
Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Sever Sternhell to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 2009. The collection was transferred to the Museum’s Oral History Branch in 2010.
sound recording
Oral histories.
Personal Name:
Sternhell, S.
Holder of Originals:
Ms. Sophie Caplan
Conditions on Access:
No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use:
No restrictions on use
Credit Line:
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Sophie Caplan
Record last modified: 2016-05-12 13:34:49