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Oral history interview with Tamar Berger

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.11 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0011

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Tamar Berger (née Karla Wagenburg), born in 1923, discusses her childhood in Anhalt, Germany; her family; attending a Jewish boarding school; her school’s burning in November 1938; being involved in Zionist youth groups; staying at a Jewish orphanage; going to a labor camp near Furstenwalde, Germany and doing agriculture work; her deportation to Auschwitz in 1943; conditions in Auschwitz and Birkenau; joining the band; the importance of music; falling ill; being deported to Bergen-Belsen; being liberated by the British in April 1945; moving to Frankfurt, Germany; being sent to Belgium; immigrating illegally to Israel; and her life in Israel.

Interviewee
Tamar Berger
Interviewer
Nathan Beyrak
Date
1992 November  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
6 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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