Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Joseph Weil

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.147 | RG Number: RG-50.628.0001

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Joseph Weil (né Fritz Weil), born in 1922 in Schweinfurt, Germany, describes his pre-war life and family's liquor business in Germany; being sent to Berlin, Germany in 1937 to study to be a mechanic; Kristallnacht; his uncle being sent to Dachau and his father to jail, both of whom were later released; befriending a member of the Swedish consulate and being given papers to go to Sweden; arriving in early May 1939; going to Norway; immigrating to the United States; and the death of his parents in the Holocaust.

Interviewee
Joseph Weil
Date
1989 November 12
Language
English
Extent
1 DVD.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fern Antipol
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:41
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn40057