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Oral history interview with Leo Bretholz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0110 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0016

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Leo Bretholz, born on March 6, 1921 in Vienna, Austria, discusses escaping from a train headed to Drancy; his experience during liberation in Limoges, France; his search for his family; how he supported himself during the war; his immigration to the United States from France after the war; his life in Baltimore, MD and his views on segregation; the community group he founded, Prejudiced Anonymous, and their open speeches against hate; his survivor guilt; his family in America; his views on religion and a Jewish state; his feelings about going back to his birthplace in Vienna; and his relationships with other survivors.

Interviewee
Mr. Leo Bretholz
Date
1998 June 04  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (74 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:44:16
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