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Oral history interview with Dieter Protsch

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.99.1 | RG Number: RG-50.692.0001

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Dieter Protsch, born April 29, 1932 in Berlin, Germany, discusses his childhood in Nazi Germany; his experience during World War II as a member of the Hitler Youth; his parents’ association with the Nazi Party and relationship with Joseph Goebbels; receiving military training in the Hitler Youth and using his training against Soviets troops when he was 13 years old; being wounded by shrapnel from a grenade; being held by the Russians as a prisoner of war; his account of what he believes happened to Hitler after the war; his emigration from postwar Germany to the United States; his military career; and retiring as a Major from the US Army.

Interviewee
Dieter Protsch
Date
2011  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
digital file : MP3.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eric Leviton
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