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Oral history interview with Judah Nadich

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1269.17 | RG Number: RG-50.470.0017

Rabbi Judah Nadich discusses being a chaplain in the US Army during WWII; being stationed in Paris, France, where among other activities, he helped 600 Jewish survivors go from Germany to illegal ships in Marseilles to get to Palestine; being asked to be the liaison officer to General Eisenhower to coordinate efforts to help the Jewish survivors in August 1945; being stationed in Frankfurt; the Jewish survivors in the American zone and the displaced persons camps (DP camps); differences between the DP camps; the unforeseen problems in the DP camps; inspecting the DP camps in August-September 1945; food and medicine in the DP camps; the running of the camps by UNRRA ,the Joint, and the military; immigration of the refugees; and visiting camps with David Ben Gurion.


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Interviewee
Rabbi Judah Nadich
Interviewer
Sandra Bradley
Date
interview:  1995 February 15
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassette (D2) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
 
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