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Oral history interview with Norbert Wollheim

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0257

Norbert Wollheim, born on April 26, 1913 in Berlin, Germany, describes participating in the Berlin Jewish community; escorting Jewish children to Denmark, Sweden, and other countries in 1935; witnessing Kristallnacht in Berlin and then assisting the Jewish community in providing relief; arranging for the transport of ten thousand Jewish children to Britain with Otto Hirsch and several Jewish relief agencies; the deportation of his parents to Auschwitz; being sent to Auschwitz with his wife and son, who died in the camp; and his liberation on May 2, 1945 after a death march from Auschwitz.


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Interviewee
Norbert Wollheim
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
interview:  1991 May 10
interview:  1991 May 17
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
7 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
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