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
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- Accession Number:
- 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.
- Sever Sternhell
- Legal Status:
- Permanent Collection
- Corporate Name:
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp)
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Einsatzgruppen des Sicherheitsdienstes und der Sicherheitspolizei.
University of Sydney.
- Geographic Name:
Australia--Emigration and immigration.
Lower Saxony (Germany)
Palestine--Emigration and immigration.
Ukraine--History--German occupation, 1941-1944.
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- Topical Term:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945--Conscript labor.
World War, 1939-1945--Deportations from Ukraine.
- 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