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Oral history interview with Gertrude Luckner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.54 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0054

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Gertrude Luckner talks about her activities against the Nazis prior to the war; her connection to Leo Baeck before the war; going to Bern, Switzerland, where she wrote letters to British and American diplomats on behalf of Jews attempting to flee Europe; her arrest in March 1943 and going into the camp system; her liberation in May 1945 and going into the British zone of Berlin; traveling around Europe after the war with a Catholic relief organization; earning a degree from the University of Frankfurt; visiting Israel frequently after the war; and her general hatred of the Nazis.

Interviewee
Gertrud Luckner
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 July 28  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:52:18
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