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Oral history interview with Edward Dahl

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.44 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0044

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    Oral history interview with Edward Dahl

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    Edward Dahl (né Eduard Dahl), born June 23, 1921 in Elberfeld, Germany, discusses his family’s background; his childhood; his secular and religious educations; attending Geneva International School (April 1938-August 1939); being shunned in school; going to London, England on August 25, 1939; leaving for Australia on the “Dunera” and arriving in September 1940; being imprisoned in Hay and Tatura internment camps; living in Melbourne and Alice Springs; visiting Germany in 1953 and again in 1962 when he was invited by the City of Wuppertal; getting married in 1950; his two sons; and being more Orthodox now than his earlier life due to his experiences in Hay and Tatura.
    Interviewee
    Edward Dahl
    Date
    interview:  1983 July 13
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Oral histories.
    Extent
    5 CD-ROMs.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Dahl, Edward, 1921-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Provenance
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Edward Dahl to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 2009. The collection was transferred to the Museum’s Oral History Branch in 2010.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 09:18:35
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