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Oral history interview with George Spanek

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1145 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1145

George Spanek discusses his childhood in Paris, France; his education; his experiences following the German invasion of France in 1940; the time he spent fleeing to the south of France with his mother; his father's work with the underground; his participation in the resistance; his arrest and escape in 1944; his experiences up to and after the end of the war; his immigration to the United States in 1950; his military service; and his life in the US.


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Interviewee
George Spanek
Interviewer
Hilde Gattmann
Date
interview:  2006 March 15
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 13:42:09
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