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Oral history interview with Auguste Mudry

Oral History | Accession Number: 2001.5.1 | RG Number: RG-50.498.0001

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Auguste Mudry discusses his childhood in a Catholic family; his training in civil and military aviation in the National Aviation School and the Military Pilot School of Istres; his experience in military intelligence; his employment as an officer in the Vichy government bureau of Jewish Affairs (Commissariat General aux Questions Juives); the administration of Jewish goods and enterprises called “Service de Contrôles des Administrateurs Provisoires” (SCAP); life in Vichy France after the armistice; the “aryanization” of Jewish real estate businesses; his political attitudes and his personal feelings about Jews; the selling of Jewish-owned real estate and property; the involvement of French police in anti-Jewish measures; public opinion about Jews; the bureaucratic nature of the Vichy Government; resistance activities of Pierre Louis-Dreyfus; his membership in the Action Francaise; the deterioration of the Commissariat; and his arrest along with his parents following liberation.

Interviewee
Auguste Moudry
Date
1999 March 24  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
8 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-04-24 13:55:48
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