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Oral history interview with Gugliemo Levi

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.266 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0646

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Gugliemo Levi, born January 1, 1922 in Tunis, Tunisia, describes his family’s long history of prestigious medical doctors; his father who refused to join Mussolini’s Italian fascist party and was fired from his job at the Italian hospital in Tunisia and forbidden to practice medicine; his involvement in the Jewish boy scouts that brought him closer to his religion; his completion of his baccalaureate exams in 1938; his father’s forced hiding after the French Police and Gestapo attempted to arrest him; his enrollment in a French lycee, the Lycee Carnot; the Tunisian liberation in May 1943; his forced labor in the Chefferie du genie, the Headquarters for Supplies and Engineering; the completion of his medical studies in Paris, France; his immigration to France; and his wife and two children.

Interviewee
Gugliemo Levi
Interviewer
Peggy Frankston
Date
2011 November 05  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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