Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Adriaan Kamp

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0124.25 | RG Number: RG-50.028.0025

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Oral history interview with Adriaan Kamp


    Interview Summary
    Adriaan Kamp, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands in April 22, 1922, discusses his parents and his siblings; his education; conditions in the Netherlands in the late 1930s; his father becoming a Jehovah's Witness around 1928-1929 and later left the J.W.; being arrested for giving out J.W. literature on March 4, 1942; being taken to the bureau at the Haagse Veer and interrogated three times; spending 36 days in solitary confinement; being transferred to the river police, where he stayed for one month; being transported to Amersfoort; arriving at the camp and being disinfected, shaved, put into old Dutch uniforms, and beaten; doing hard labor; being moved in 1942 to Essen, Germany, where he stayed for three weeks; being taken to Alexanderplatz in Berlin, where the prisoners were closely confined; arriving in Sachsenhausen on June 27, 1942 and remaining there until April 21, 1945when they were sent on a death march for twelve days; conditions in Sachsenhausen and living in barrack 59; working at a pumping station and working later on the road; breaking his toe and going to the infirmary; the mistreatment of prisoners; hiding J.W. literature; witnessing the hangings of prisoners; the death march; encountering US troops and receiving food; staying for two weeks in Ommen, which was a quarantine place for ex-prisoners due to the fear of typhus; returning home; experiencing some trauma from his experiences; and details about his wife.
    Adriaan Kamp
    Robert Buckley
    interview:  1991 September 12

    Physical Details

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

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Kamp, Adriaan, 1922-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Oral History Branch, in cooperation with Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Inc. produced the interview with Adriaan Kamp on September 12, 1991.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 07:59:26
    This page:

    Additional Resources

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us