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Oral history interview with Judith Koch

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0123.1.3 | RG Number: RG-50.035.01.0003

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Judith Koch, a German exchange student, discusses the absence of Jews from her village in Germany and the impact of the Holocaust on her life; the remnants of Jewish history and culture in her village, including a cemetery; how there was once a synagogue in the village, which the Nazis tore it down in 1939; learning about the Holocaust as a child; the impact of the Holocaust on her father; American patriotism versus German patriotism; Germans discriminating against the Turkish; the role the United States played in helping to rebuild Germany after the war; prejudices in the US; and how being German affects her interviews with Holocaust survivors.

Interviewee
Judith Koch
Date
1986 August  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
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