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Oral history interview with Ernie Marx

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1212 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0019

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Ernie Marx (né Ernest Ludwig), born in Gelnhausen, Germany on November 8, 1925, discusses his childhood in Gelnhausen and Speyer am Rhein, Germany; his experiences during Kristallnacht; his arrest by the Gestapo and imprisonment in Dachau along with his father in November 1938; his father's work to organize Kindertransports of Jewish children from the Rhein area to France; his travel to France on a Kindertransport; his imprisonment in Gurs concentration camp; his involvement in the Maquis resistance group in France; his reunion with his mother and brother after World War II; and his life in the United States after 1947.

Interviewee
Ernest L. Marx
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
1995 July 26  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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