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Oral history interview with Verlin Lundquist

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.308.1 | RG Number: RG-50.709.0001

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Verlin Lundquist discusses his experience following the Battle of the Bulge as an American prisoner of war in a camp near Magdeburg, Germany; details of his capture; conditions in the prisoner of war camp; resistance activities in the camp; parcels from the International Committee of the Red Cross; interactions between guards and prisoners; the deaths of some of his fellow prisoners; his liberation by the Russians; his recuperation after the war; and learning, upon his return to the United States, about Hitler’s plans for Europe’s Jews.

Interviewee
Verlin Lundquist
Interviewer
Janice Johnson
Date
approximately 1979  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 DVD.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Bonnie Berggren
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:50
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