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Oral history interview with Peter Lom

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.32 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0032

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    Oral history interview with Peter Lom


    Interview Summary
    Peter Lom (né Löw), born July 26, 1920 in Brno, Czechoslovakia, discusses his family’s background; his childhood and education; the arrest of his father in July 1939; his imprisonment in Theresienstadt from January 1942 until December 1943; being sent to Auschwitz then Schwarzheide; being close to Rabbi Benjamin Béla Vojtech Gottshall during his time in the camps; the end of the war and receiving a landing permit to got to Australia from Karl Hofmann (his mother’s cousin); arriving in Sydney in 1949; his relatives in Melbourne; working at General Motors Holden; never returning to Czechoslovakia; and his support of Jewish organizations.
    Peter Lom
    interview:  1982 February 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    10 digital files : MP3.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Lom, Peter, 1920-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Peter Lom to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 2009. The collection was transferred to the Museum’s Oral History Branch in 2010.
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