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Oral history interview with Max Mannheimer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.100 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0100

Max Mannheimer, born in 1920 in Neutitschein, Czechoslovakia (Nový Jičín, Czech Republic), describes his family, childhood, and education; fleeing to Hungary in 1938; his marriage in 1942; the deportation of his family to Theresienstadt concentration camp; his transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau; the murder of his family; his transfer along with his brother to Warsaw, Poland in 1943; their forced labor there; his transfer to Dachau concentration camp in 1944; surviving a death train in 1945; liberation by American forces in Tutzing, Germany in 1945; returning to Neutitschein after the war; his marriage and return to Germany; and his work in Holocaust education.

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Max Mannheimer
Wendy Lower Ph.D.
interview:  2011 December 12
1 digital files : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:38
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