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Oral history interview with Helene Schimpf

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.89 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0089

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Helene Schimpf, born in 1919 in Germany, describes the death of her father in 1935; her lack of Nazi sympathies during the war; not joining the Bund Deutscher Madel; utilizing the forced labor of French prisoners of war; witnessing a train full of passengers on its way to a death camp; the murder of prisoners; and how her husband was a Soviet prisoner of war.

Interviewee
Helene Schimpf
Interviewer
Boris Neusius
Date
2011 July 07  (interview)
Language
German
Extent
1 digital files : MPEG-2.
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 10:58:12
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