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Oral history interview with Rudolf Gunz

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.21 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0021

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Rudolf Gunz, born October 9, 1905 in Bonn, Germany, discusses his childhood and education; his family’s background in Germany; learning the trade industry in Chemnitz and Augsburg in Germany; experiencing discrimination in his job in the chemical industry; his thoughts on Hitler; being in London, England from April 1934 to April 1935 with his Jewish employer and meeting his future wife, who was Australian; leaving Germany in November 1935 via Antwerp, Belgium; arriving in Newcastle, NSW in January 1936; his work in Australia; moving to Sydney, NSW; attending a reunion of former Bonn residents in 1980; and his Jewish identity.

Interviewee
Rudolf Gunz
Interviewer
Ms. Sophie Caplan
Date
1981 June 02  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
6 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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