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Oral history interview with Annette Scheucking-Homeyer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.70 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0070

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Annette Scheucking-Homeyer, born in 1920 in Westphalia, Germany, describes her family background and the pacifist political leanings of her father; her law school attendance under the Third Reich; her graduation from the University of Muenster in 1941; discrimination and challenges she experienced as a female lawyer; her forced labor service for the German Red Cross in the eastern territories; her disapproval of the treatment of the Jews in Zviahel and Rovno; her management of the nourishment and cultural activities for German troops stationed in Ukraine; her transfer to Krasnodar in 1943; her experiences in becoming one of the first female judges in West Germany; her testimony regarding war crimes committed in the Ukraine; her assistance to prosecutors and investigators in the West German Central Office for the investigation of Nazi war crimes; and her personal life after the war.

Interviewee
Annette Scheucking-Homeyer
Interviewer
Wendy Lower Ph.D.
Language
German
Extent
1 digital files : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:55:15
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