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Oral history interview with Gerald Rosenstein

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1258 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0012

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    Oral history interview with Gerald Rosenstein


    Interview Summary
    Gerald Rosenstein (b. Gerhard Rosenstein) describes his early life in Darmstadt, Germany; being attacked and beaten by a schoolmate’s father as a child; immigrating to Amsterdam with his family in May 1940; trying to leave for England after the German occupation; the persecutions Amsterdam’s Jewish community faced; being separated from his family in Westerbork; being sent to Theresienstadt; reuniting with his parents there; living conditions in Theresienstadt; partaking in propaganda for the Red Cross; being deported to Auschwitz with his father; being transferred to Gleiwitz; working conditions in camp; being marched to Blechhammer in January 1945; how he felt at liberation; traveling through Poland, Romania, and Odessa before boarding a Red Cross ship to Paris;
    Gerald Rosenstein
    Gail Schwartz
    interview:  1995 January 13

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Administrative Notes

    The Gerald Rosenstein interview was transferred to the United States Holocaust Research Institute Archives in February 5,1995, along with other interviews of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum oral history volunteer collection, RG-50.106.
    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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