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Oral history interview with Rolph Hammel

Oral History | Accession Number: 2002.145 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0154

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Rolph Hammel, born on September 11, 1912, in Karlsruhe, Germany, describes his family; his involvement with a Zionist youth movement; being forced to do military service in 1933 in Dijon; getting scarlet fever; moving to Strasbourg, France and working in a hardware store before starting his own faucet and fixtures business in 1937; being allowed to remain in France because he had inherited citizenship from his mother who was French; working in the DCA during the war; helping to save 70 Jews in Périgueux, France; going to the ORT school; and his reflections on the treatment of Jews during the war.

Interviewee
Rolph Hammel
Interviewer
Polly Haas-Hammel
Date
2002 May 09  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-05-09 09:30:52
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