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Oral history interview with Barbara Wohlfahrt, Ida Luckinger, and Anna Stucke

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0124.37 | RG Number: RG-50.028.0037

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Barbara Wohlfahrt, born in 1897 in Pörtschach, Austria, discusses the Anschluss in March 1938; the impacts of the Anschluss on her family; and the few family members who returned after the end of World War II.
Mrs. Wohlfahrt’s daughters Ida Luckinger, born in 1923, and Anna Stucke, born in 1927, discuss their family and life in Austria before the Anschluss; their upbringing as Jehovah’s Witnesses; two brothers who were deported; their experiences during World War II and the Holocaust; Anna’s experiences in Germany during the war years; an uncle who was a member of the Nazi Party; learning their younger brother had been imprisoned, tortured in attempts to get him to give up his faith, and executed in 1941; the family’s reunion after the war; and their reflections on the war years.

Interviewee
Barbara Wohlfahrt
Ida Luckinger
Anna Stucke
Interviewer
Robert Buckley
Date
1990 May 31  (interview)
Language
English
German
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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