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Oral history interview with Félix Paschkusz

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.29.44 | RG Number: RG-50.590.0044

Felix Pashkusz describes his arrival in Buenos Aires around 1947-48 when he was 20 years old; leaving Austria for Bolivia at the age of 11, after having finished elementary school and only one year of the next level; arriving in Argentina with very progressive political ideas (anti-fascism of the left) and connecting with like-minded groups; his lack of interest in the Zionist movement; joining the organization known as Fraies Daitchland, Fraies Estraij (Free Germany, Free Austria), which included German and Austrian nationals and met in the Forbets club in Quilmes; activities and demographics in the organization; becoming a legal citizen after the mass amnesty of 1950; never denying his Jewish background; notable members of Fraies Daitchland, Fraies Estraij; and the changes to the organization over time.

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Félix Paschkusz
interview:  1990 October
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from the Asociacion Mutual Israelita Argentina-Communidad de Buenos Aires
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:23:42
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