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Oral history interview with Sigmund Sabin

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1498 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1498

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    Oral history interview with Sigmund Sabin


    Interview Summary
    Sigmund Sabin describes his childhood in Berlin; the lack of antisemistism he felt in Berlin during the 1930s; his identification as an Eastern European Jew becase of his father's Russian heritage; how he and his father were hidden by non-Jewish friends during and after Kristallnacht; his family's plan to immigrate; how they were smuggled into Belgium in 1939; hiding in Brussels for six months before immigrating to the United States; adapting to life in Los Angeles; his education; being drafted into the United States Army in 1944; his service in Germany in 1945 and 1946; and his life and career in the San Francisco Bay Area after his return.
    Sigmund Sabin
    Hildegard Gattmann
    Anne G. Saldinger
    interview:  2006 September 13
    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

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Sabin, Sigmund.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Sigmund Sabin on September 19, 2006. The interview was received by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives Branch in January 2008.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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