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Oral history interview with Marie Tacquet

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.84 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0084

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Marie Tacquet, born in December 1898 in Luxembourg, describes her family and childhood; being raised as a Catholic; her memories of World War I and studying at a Catholic school in Luxembourg; getting married when she was 20 years old; her husband being an officer in the Belgian army; moving to Düsseldorf, Germany in the 1920s; renting a castle from nuns in 1942 and taking in Jews to hide; being in charge of providing food and clothes to the children hiding in the castle; having a school in the castle; the liberation by American troops; and reuniting every year with the children she hid.

Interviewee
Marie Tacquet
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 March 08  (interview)
Language
French
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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