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Oral history interview with Ellen Nebel

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1245 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1245

Ellen Nebel describes her childhood in Hannover, Germany; her experiences on a children's transport to Holland in 1939; her experiences in Bergen aan Zee and Amsterdam, Holland; her experiences in an orphanage in Burgerweeshui in 1939 and 1940; the German invasion of Holland; her experiences as part of a transport of Jewish children to England organized by Gertrude Wijsmuller; the places she lived in the United Kingdom, including Liverpool, Manchester, London, Scotland, and Wales; her experiences at Polton House preparing to live in Palestine; her time living on kibbutzes in England and Wales; her immigration to the United States in 1954 with her husband and children; and how other members of her family survived the war.

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Ellen Nebel
Sarah Rosenthal
interview:  1984 February 10
2 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 09:42:19
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