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Oral history interview with Abraham Jaeger

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.175 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0175

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The interview describes Mr. Jaeger's childhood in Veliki Bochkov, Czechoslovakia (now Ukraine), his career as a salesman, his flight to Palestine in October 1939, where he was imprisoned for six months. Mr. Jaeger describes his experiences serving in the British Army in Egypt, Syria and Cypress, joining the Israeli Army in 1948, his career and life in Israel, where he lived until 1958, and his immigration to the United States. Mr. Jaeger discusses the death of his parents and three of sisters in the Holocaust.

Interviewee
Abraham Jaeger
Date
1994 February 07  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:06:59
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