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Oral history interview with Lester Libo

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.148.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0662

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    Oral history interview with Lester Libo

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    Lester Martin Libo, born in 1923, discusses his childhood in Chicago, IL; growing up in a Jewish-Russian household; enlisting in the Army to continue college; being shipped to Normandy, France in January 1945; using his Russian and Yiddish language skills to translate for his company; going to Kulmbach, Germany then Austria; aiding concentration camp prisoners and evacuating prisoners to safety; working with the denazification program in Germany; how German war criminals were treated; the cleansing of the German government by Americans; and the strengths and weaknesses of the program overall.
    Interviewee
    Lester Libo Ph.D.
    Interviewer
    Noemi J. Szekely-Popescu
    Mrs. Johanna J. Neumann
    Date
    interview:  2012 August 03-2012 October 25
    Geography
    creation: Washington (D.C.)

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Oral histories.
    Extent
    2 digital files : WAV.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Libo, Lester, 1923-
    Corporate Name
    United States. Army

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Noemi J. Szekely-Popescu, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Lester Libo on August 3, 2012 in Washington, DC. Johanna Neumann conducted the second half of the interview by telephone on October 25, 2012.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 08:04:09
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