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Crystal Night oral history interview

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1990.481.8 | RG Number: RG-50.062.0008

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    Crystal Night oral history interview


    Interview Summary
    Five individuals who lived in Germany and Austria before, during, or after Kristallnacht discuss their experiences. The interviewees describe the Nazi Party in Austria; growing up in Berlin, Germany and being persecuted for being Jewish; life in Frankfurt, Germany, where there were boycotts against Jewish stores; a parade of storm troopers (Sturmabteilung); a torchlight parade in 1933 on Under Der Linden in Berlin where 100,000 storm troopers marched singing; how the Nazis took most of their possessions; seeing a synagogue burning in Austria during Kristallnacht; how they all left Europe; and their thoughts on preventing the Holocaust from happening again.
    interview:  1988 November 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from the Hawaii Holocaust Project

    Physical Details

    Songs and music.
    1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    The video entitled "Crystal Night" is part of a project of Holocaust survivors and concentration camp liberator interviews currently living in Hawaii. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the video in March 1990.
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