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Oral history interview with Ernst Reiter

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0124.48 | RG Number: RG-50.028.0048

Ernst Reiter, born April 11, 1915 in Graz, Austria, discusses becoming a Jehovah’s Witness (JW) circa 1931; working as a salesclerk; the Anschluss in March 1938, after which the JW meetings went underground; being arrested on September 6, 1938 for refusing military service; spending six months in prison; refusing military service again at the end of his sentence and being returned to prison; being sent in November 1939 to the Flossenbürg concentration camp under Commander Schulze, and later Commander Schierda; being liberated April 20, 1945 by US troops; and returning to Graz in September 1945.


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Interviewee
Ernst Reiter
Interviewer
Robert Buckley
Date
interview:  1990 May 30
Language
German
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
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