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Oral history interview with Ernie Marx

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

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    Oral history interview with Ernie Marx


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Mr. Ernest L. Marx
    Gail Schwartz
    interview:  1995 July 26

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Marx, Ernie, 1925-

    Administrative Notes

    The tapes of the Ernie Marx interview were transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorisl Museum Archives in July 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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