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Oral history interview with Ellen Nebel

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

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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.

Interviewee
Ellen Nebel
Interviewer
Sarah Rosenthal
Date
1984 February 10  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (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 11:32:13
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