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Oral history interview with Gerda Schott

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.42 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0042

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Gerda Schott (né Lewinnek), born November 23, 1914 in Berlin, Germany, discusses describes her family’s background; her childhood and religious education; being a member of a Zionist youth group; training as a dressmaker; remaining in Berlin during the war; the imprisonment of her fiancé (Bully Schott, RG-50.617*0027) in Auschwitz and sending him food; visiting her fiancé and helping him escape Auschwitz; and immigrating to Australia.

Interviewee
Gerda Schott
Date
1983 November 23-1983 July 05  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
10 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:50:33
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