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Oral history interview with Betty Corman and Jean Corman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1173 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1173

Betty and Jean Corman describe conditions in France before the Nazi invasion; French antisemitism; Jean's service in the French military; Jean's arrest and imprisonment in the Drancy concentration camp in August 1941; Jean's daily life in Drancy; Jean's release from prison; Jean and Betty's flight to the countryside; daily life in a small village; Jean's work with the underground; their experiences after the war; and the fate of Jean's parents and other family members.


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Interviewee
Jean Corman
Betty Corman
Interviewer
Rachel Gordon
Rene Kaseff
Date
interview:  1985 May 30
Language
English
Extent
3 sound cassettes (90 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:42:15
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