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Oral history interview with Verlin Lundquist

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

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    Oral history interview with Verlin Lundquist


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Verlin Lundquist
    Janice Johnson
    interview:  approximately 1979
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Bonnie Berggren

    Physical Details

    1 DVD.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Use of material may be subject to copyright.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Magdeburg (Germany)
    Personal Name
    Lundquist, Verlin.
    Corporate Name
    United States. Army

    Administrative Notes

    Bonnie Berggren donated a DVD copy (transferred from original VHS tape) of an oral history interview with Verlin Lundquist, recorded in a Junior high school history class in Manhattan, KS in ca. 1979, to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in November 2012.
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