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Oral history interview with Sol Kluger

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

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    Oral history interview with Sol Kluger


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Sol Kluger
    Larry Papier
    interview:  1994 March 20
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Larry Papier

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Videotaped interviews must not be used in commercial stores for profit.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Kluger, Solomon, 1910-
    Corporate Name
    United States. Army

    Administrative Notes

    The interview with Sol Kluger was produced by Larry Papier as part of a project to interview Holocaust survivors in the Washington, D.C. area. This volunteer project was conducted with support and technical advice from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the interview in 1992.
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