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Oral history interview with Sol Kluger

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0129.4 | RG Number: RG-50.029.0004

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Solomon (Sol) Kluger, born June 7, 1910, describes his life growing up in Dusseldorf, Germany with his one sister and one brother; his middle class family and his father’s business; living in an area without many Jewish neighbors, nonetheless being very observant; participating in Young Maccabee activities and traveling to Israel to play in a sporting tournament; being told to leave Germany in 1938; managing to get passage to England; living with a group of young people in a camp near Dover, England; helping the British secret service by listening to radio messages; being asked to join the British Army but declining; eventually getting a visa to the United States; living with various American relatives throughout the remainder of the war; his induction into the US Army but being honorably discharged due to medical reasons; finding his parents after the war and bringing them to the US; and getting married and having one daughter.

Interviewee
Sol Kluger
Date
1994 March 20  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Gift of Larry Papier
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