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Oral history interview with Victor H. Bennett

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.36 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0036

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Victor Hyman “Chaim” Bennett (né Miseretzsky), born in London, England April 21, 1917, describes his family’s background in Ukraine; his childhood and education; moving to Palestine with his parents in 1930; living in Jaffa, Jerusalem, and Haifa; his schooling in Jerusalem and participation in Jewish youth groups; working on the Haffa port construction; being deported from Palestine in 1939 to the UK after smuggling arms for the Irgun; spending five years in the British Palestine Army; fighting for the Irgun in 1948; and immigrating to Australia in 1957.

Interviewee
Victor H. Bennet
Date
1982 July 13  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 CD-ROM.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:49:30
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