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Oral history interview with Phillip Abraham

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.210 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0192

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Phillip Abraham, born August 10, 1931 in Podului-Turkului (Podu Turcului), Romania, describes his prewar life in Romania; his family’s religious beliefs; his childhood in a close-knit Jewish community; his family’s move to Tecuci, Romania in 1940; his father being taken away and then released in 1942; the lack of food available to the population; his education in a Jewish school; his town’s liberation by the Russian Army; his post-war Romanian education; his membership in Hashomer Hatzair, a Zionist youth organization; his time in Israel; his education at Hebrew University and Weizmann Institute, where he studied physics; his immigration to the United States in 1959; his careers at Raytheon and the Office of Naval Research; his marriage in 1964; and his two children.

Interviewee
Phillip Abraham
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
2011 August 21  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 digital files : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:08:04
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