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Oral history interview with Fritz Gluckstein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0129.20 | RG Number: RG-50.029.0020

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

Fritz Gluckstein, born on January 24, 1927 in Berlin, Germany, discusses his father's work as a judge; the Nazi rise to power; his non-Jewish mother; his father being a decorated veteran of World War I; being forced to go to an exclusively Jewish school; witnessing Kristallnacht; the implementation of anti-Jewish measures; rationing of food; wearing the yellow star; deportations from Germany; forced labor in Gestapo headquarters in Berlin; seeing Eichmann and Gunther at Gestapo headquarters; forced labor in a factory; confusion over who qualified as a Jew; Christians sheltering Jews; the Allied victory and the division of Berlin into zones; immigrating to the United States; settling in St. Paul, MN and attending university; joining the US Army; and working in veterinary medicine.

Interviewee
Dr. Fritz P. Gluckstein
Date
1992 April 26  (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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