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Oral history interview with Hermann Weissing

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.71 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0071

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Hermann Weissing, born in 1935 in Vreden, Germany, describes his family and childhood; the burning of the local synagogue in 1938 during Kristallnacht; a bombing raid in 1945; his family's awareness of euthanasia programs in Hadamar; the involvement of his uncle in hiding Jews in the Vreden hospital where he worked; his law career, including processing National Socialist crimes; and his thoughts regarding Holocaust survivors and Nazi perpetrators.

Interviewee
Hermann Weissing
Interviewer
Wendy Lower Ph.D.
Date
2010 March 09  (interview)
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 10:55:26
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