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Oral history interview with Fred Lorber

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.13 | RG Number: RG-50.682.0001

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Fred Lorber, born November 23, 1923 in Vienna, Austria, discusses his father’s arrest and imprisonment in Dachau in 1938; how his family was able to get his father out of Dachau in 1939; immigrating to the United States with this parents in November 1939; settling in New York City, NY and attending Seward Park High School; graduating in 1942 and being drafted into the United States Army while attending The City College of New York in March 1943; being stationed in North Africa after infantry basic training; proceeding to southern Italy and continuing northward until the German forces surrendered in 1945; his transfer to US forces in Austria under the command of Gen. Mark Clark; and being one of the first GIs to enter Vienna.

Interviewee
Fred Lorber
Interviewer
Ken Winber
Date
2010 April 27  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 DVD.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ken Winber
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:47
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