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Oral history interview with Renee L. Duering

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.28 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0028

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    Oral history interview with Renee L. Duering


    Interview Summary
    Renee Duering, born January 7, 1921 in Cologne, Germany, describes her childhood in Cologne; moving to Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1933; her experiences in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation; getting married in 1941; the time she and her husband spent in hiding; her family's deportation to Westerbork in July 1943; her experiences in Westerbork; her parents’ deportation to Bergen-Belsen; her and her husband's deportation to Auschwitz; how her husband perished in Auschwitz; being a subject of medical experiments, including those involving sterilization; her deportation to three other camps; her experiences on a death march to Ravensbrück in January 1945; her escape during the march; hiding near Dresden, Germany until liberation by the Soviets; living with her sister after the war; moving to Israel; immigrating to the United States; her second marriage; and her joy at becoming pregnant despite the experiments she endured.
    Renee L. Duering
    Judith Antelman
    Sandra Bendayan
    Jake Birnberg
    Zuzana Goldstein
    interview:  1992 April 08
    interview:  1992 April 23
    interview:  1992 December 02
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

    Physical Details

    4 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Duering, Renee.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Renee L. Duering on April 8, 1992, April 23, 1992, and December 2, 1992. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tapes of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in October 1999.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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