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Oral history interview with Louise Segaar

Oral History | Accession Number: 2000.374 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0461

Louise Segaar, born in 1920 in Indonesia, describes her childhood; moving to the Netherlands for her father’s work when she was four years old; her father’s military legacy; her forebodings about the German occupation; Dutch anger at the restrictions imposed by the Germans; her experiences in the Girl Scouts; her brother's time in hiding; her work as a nurse in a hospital and in the Dutch underground; her interactions with Germans in the Netherlands; how she helped to save children through the Girl Scouts and at the hospital where she worked; a German soldier who was billeted at her family's house during World War II; her two uncles who perished in Auschwitz; and the liberation of the Netherlands and how the Dutch punished those who had collaborated with Germany during the war.

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Segaar, Louise
Davis, Katie
interview:  2000 November 10
Oral histories.
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:19:59
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