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Oral history interview with John H. Weidner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.94 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0094

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John H. Weidner describes his upbringing in the Netherlands; deciding to hide Jews; his participation in the underground movement; helping refugees who came into France from Germany when he lived in Lyon; helping Jews escape to Switzerland, France, and Spain; the anxieties over persecution that still remain with him; being arrested and traveling later with false papers; the physical effects of war; the arrest and murder of his sister in a camp because she had hidden Jews; helping Allied airmen who landed in Holland; and immigrating to the United States and settling in Los Angeles, CA.

Interviewee
John H. Weidner
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1987 April 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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