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Oral history interview with Pierre Langla

Oral History | Accession Number: 2001.5.8 | RG Number: RG-50.498.0008

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Pierre Langla describes his family background; his military service; his assignment as a guard in Gurs; requirements of the guards; the organization and structure of the camp; living conditions of the prisoners; his injury near Verdun; his arrest during a stay in a military hospital in Nancy; his deportation to Germany; his internment in Rawa-Ruska; the treatment of Jews in Rawa-Ruska; his arrest and imprisonment at Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine); his removal to Bavaria and to Czechoslovakia; liberation by Russians; his return to France and career after the war; and documents and photographs from the period of his assignment as a guard in Gurs.

Interviewee
Pierre Langla
Date
2000 January 22  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
2 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: 2018-01-22 10:41:23
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