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Oral history interview with Hans Dreyer

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.13 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0013

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Hans Dreyer, born April 21, 1912 in Berlin, Germany, discusses his childhood and education; his apprenticeship as a fur sorter and buyer and traveling throughout Western Europe; not experiencing antisemitism before Hitler came to power; being arrested in March 1933 for possessing Marxist books; being sent to a camp in Waidmannslust (in Berlin, Germany), which was run by the Nazis; remaining in Waidmannslust until April 1934; going to Zurich, Switzerland and Paris, France; going to Shanghai, China in 1938; immigrating to Australia in 1946; visiting Israel several times; and his participation in the Jewish community.

Interviewee
Hans Dreyer
Interviewer
Ms. Sophie Caplan
Date
1980 February 12-1981 August 26  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
14 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:43:21
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