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Oral history interview with William Lowenberg

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1996.A.0470 | RG Number: RG-50.549.01.0024

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    Oral history interview with William Lowenberg


    Interview Summary
    William Lowenberg, born August 14, 1926, describes his liberation by the American Army in 1945 from a subcamp of Dachau; diseases and lack of sanitation in the camp; participating in the killing an SS officer; searching for his family after liberation; religious faith within the camps; his postwar living situations; odd jobs he obtained to make money; his struggle to find faith after the war; immigrating to the United States; being drafted into the army during the Korean War; his feelings about being in the army; his reluctance to discuss his past life; his desire to have a normal, American life; his political affiliation; and the reason he chose to write a book about his life.
    William J. Lowenberg
    Davia Nelson
    interview:  1996 September 16

    Physical Details

    3 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum conducted the oral history interview with William Lowenberg on September 16, 1996.
    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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