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Oral history interview with Johanna Hak and Wilhelm Hak

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.35 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0035

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

Johanna and Wilhelm Hak (born August 8, 1911 in Glessen, Netherlands) describe their family backgrounds in the Netherlands; Wilhelm’s family’s desire to help rescue Jews during the war; Wilhelm helping his father sell potatoes to make money for his family; Wilhelm not personally knowing any Jews; the German invasion of the Netherlands in 1940; Wilhelm managing to get food stamps for local Jewish families; Wilhelm becoming involved with the underground movement; getting married in 1947; and talking about the war with his children and grandchildren.

Interviewee
Johanna Hak
Wilhelm Hak
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 July 12  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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