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Oral history interview with Ernst Mehlman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.437 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0437

Ernst Mehlman describes his childhood in Belz, Poland (Ukraine) and Vienna, Austria; his education; and his apprenticeship and work as a tailor; the Anschluss; his deportation to a labor camp in Dietersberg, Austria in 1938; his escape to Switzerland that same year; moving to France to join his brother in 1939; being interned in France; immigrating to the United States in 1940; his service in the US Army; his civilian work in Heidelberg, Germany; and his life after the war.

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Ernst Mehlman
interview:  2000 March 01
1 videocassette (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:35:01
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