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Oral history interview with Hetty d'Ancona de Leeuwe

Oral History | Accession Number: 1990.347.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0059

Hetty d’Ancona de Leeuwe, born on May 1, 1930 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, describes her family and early childhood; her father losing his business after the German invasion; the deportation of several of her friends and family in 1942; her father’s participation in the Dutch underground newspaper; leaving Amsterdam in October 1943 and separating from her parents to live with a Dutch Gentile family for two years; her liberation by American and British forces and staying with her foster family for a few months until she reunited with her father; and marrying a Jewish man and immigrating to the United States with him after the war.


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Interviewee
Ms. Hetty de Leeuwe
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
interview:  1990 February 13
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:48:14
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