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Oral history interview with Juergen Levenstein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.86 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0086

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Juergen Levenstein, born in Berlin, Germany 1925, describes joining a Hachshara (Zionist) group to prepare to immigrate to Israel; antisemitism in Berlin after 1938; the closing of the Hachsara group; working in a farm work group in Schnibichen then Grutens; his deportation to Birkeanu; going to Buna to work in the rubber factory; going to Zgoda to work in the cannon factory; being ill in Auschwitz; transferring to Monowitz to work in a factory; being transported to Mauthausen to avoid the oncoming Soviet forces; the liberation by the United States Army; walking to Linz, Austria; being hospitalized for a year with tuberculosis; immigrating to Israel; feelings about post-war Germany; and reflections on what occurred.

Interviewee
Juergen Levenstein
Date
1992 October 22  (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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