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Oral history interview with Jerome Stasson

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0433 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0005

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    Oral history interview with Jerome Stasson


    Interview Summary
    Jerome Stasson (b. Jerome Stashevsky) discusses his early life in Detroit, Michigan; coming from a family of Polish immigrants; being drafted into the U.S. army in 1943; following General Patton to Germany from England; liberating Buchenwald; his first impressions of the camp; speaking Yiddish to the survivors; destroying the letters he sent home to his family due to their distress; and his memories of the smell of the camp.
    Jerome Stasson
    Gail Schwartz
    interview:  1994 March 21

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    1 sound cassette (90 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Stasson, Jerome, 1922-

    Administrative Notes

    The tape of the Jerome Stasson interview was transferred to United States Holocaust Research Institute Archives along with other tapes from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum oral history volunteer collection, RG-50.106.on February 5, 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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