Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Werner Gottlieb

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1197 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1197

Werner Gottlieb describes his family's history and his childhood in a small village near Würzburg, Germany; how his paternal grandmother was born in Atlanta, Georgia; the Nazi rise to power; his experiences with antisemitism; his family's unease; their immigration to the United States in 1937; his grandmother’s choice to stay behind to be buried with her husband; her fate after being deported to Theriesnstadt (Terezin) in 1942; his experiences in the US Army as a counter intelligence agent; and arresting Nazis after the war ended.


Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Interviewee
Werner Gottlieb
Interviewer
Howard Felson
Date
interview:  1987 September 01
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (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 09:25:30
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn45897