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Oral history interview with Johanna Buchner

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

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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.

Interviewee
Johanna Buchner
Interviewer
Robert Buckley
Date
1990 May 27  (interview)
Language
German
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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