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Oral history interview with Harold B. Herbst

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0096

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

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.

Interviewee
Harold B. Herbst
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
1992 May 15  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:59:06
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