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Oral history interview with Paulette Fink

Oral History | Accession Number: 1994.A.0447.11 | RG Number: RG-50.042.0011

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

Paulette Fink discusses her involvement in the resistance movement in France during World War II and her sabotage activities; the French Jewish Scout movement in France (Eclaireurs de France); the saving of many Jewish children by a French Huegenot pastor and other citizens in the town of La Chambon-sur-Lignon, France; the amount of risk and fear that she lived with during World War II; getting fake ID cards made; her marriage in 1934 and the death of her husband, a member of the French resistance, in 1944; her thoughts on her resistance activity as a form of heroism; her involvement in the illegal immigration of thousands of Jewish displaced persons to Israel after World War II; and her continued dedication to and support of the State of Israel since World War II.

Interviewee
Paulette Fink
Date
1992 March 07  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 film reels : color ; 16 mm.
3 sound tape reels : analog, mono ; 7 in..
2 videocassette (D2) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
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