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"A Life of Rebellion"

Document | Accession Number: 2013.33.1

Consists of one memoir, 181 pages, entitled "A Life of Rebellion," by Hans Apel, as told to Stefan G. Meyer. In the memoir, which was written based on extensive audio interviews with Mr. Apel (originally Appelbaum), Mr. Apel describes his childhood, antisemitism in Konitz, life in the German army in World War I, and the rise of Nazi influence in his brewery firm in Berlin in the late 1920s and early 1930s. In 1935, he and his family emigrated to the Netherlands, to England in 1936, and to the United States in 1937. During World War II, he taught German language and history to army officers and completed his PhD in Economics at Boston University. He describes his family life and life as a professor.

inclusive:  2012-2012
1 folder
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Vera Meyer
Record last modified: 2021-11-16 09:17:28
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