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Oral history interview with Johanna Buchner

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0124.8 | RG Number: RG-50.028.0008

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    Oral history interview with Johanna Buchner


    Interview Summary
    Johanna Buchner (née Niedlemeier), born April 15, 1904 in Vienna, Austria, describes becoming a Jehovah's Witness in 1931; serving as a pioneer, going on trips throughout Austria and Germany to provide her brothers and sisters of the faith with spiritual sustenance; being arrested for being a J.W. by the Gestapo in 1939; being sent to a woman's prison in Bavaria (Oberbayern) where she was imprisoned for six years; avoiding her scheduled transfer to a concentration camp by the arrival of US troops in May 1945; and returning to Vienna immediately after liberation.
    Johanna Buchner
    Robert Buckley
    interview:  1990 May 27

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    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Personal Name
    Buchner, Johanna, 1904-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Oral History Branch, in cooperation with Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Inc. produced the interview with Johanna Buchner on May 27, 1990.
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