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Oral history interview with Gerald Rosenstein

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

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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;

Interviewee
Gerald Rosenstein
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
1995 January 13  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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