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Oral history interview with Werner Gottlieb

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

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Werner Gottlieb describes his family's history and his childhood in a small village near Würzburg, Germay; 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.

Interviewee
Werner Gottlieb
Interviewer
Howard Felson
Date
1987 September 01  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:31:30
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