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Oral history interview with Paul Muller

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.6 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0006

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Paul Muller, born December 20, 1913 in Vienna, Austria, discusses his family; receiving a visa to go to Yugoslavia in September 1938; staying in Zagreb (Croatia) for three months before going to Antwerp, Belgium; obtaining a fake passport so his brother could flee Austria; living in a Belgian refugee camp; fleeing from the camp to France when the war began; being transported to a camp in Orleans, France; being transferred to St. Cyprien camp and escaping; getting to Toulouse, France, where he was hospitalized for five weeks with typhoid fever; meeting up with his brother in the hospital; evading a round up; getting caught working in the black market; returning to Lyon, France, and working in construction; escaping to Zurich, Switzerland after the start of the German occupation of southern France; returning to Brussels, Belgium after the end of the war; joining his mother and sister in Australia; reasons behind his survival; and why he gave an oral testimony.

Interviewee
Paul Muller
Date
1990 March 06  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes.
Credit Line
Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:40:37
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