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Oral history interview with Michael Diamond

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0073 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0039

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Michael Diamond (né Diamant), born July 10, 1919, discusses the death of his parents in Auschwitz; his liberation from Bergen-Belsen; living with Russian soldiers in Germany; returning home to Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (Slovakia); living with his sister in Prague, Czech Republic; working in a small store in Slovakia; meeting his wife and getting married; the rise of Communism; traveling to Israel; daily life in Israel; immigrating to the United States; living in New York; becoming an American citizen; his views on contemporary genocide and religion; and his feelings on the McCarthy era.

Interviewee
Michael A. Diamond
Interviewer
Katie Davis
Date
1999 March 30  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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