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Oral history interview with Harold B. Herbst

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0096

Harold B. Herbst, born in 1912 in New York City, NY, describes his childhood; studying medicine at Wayne State University in Michigan until he joined the army in 1942; his attachment to the 107th Evacuation Hospital; training in Belfast, Northern Ireland and then following the United States First Army after the June 1944 Normandy invasion; his attachment to the United States Third Army under George S. Patton in December; and helping to liberate Buchenwald shortly after the SS guards fled the camp in April 1945.


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Interviewee
Harold B. Herbst
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
interview:  1992 May 15
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:29:44
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