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Oral history interview with Leo Weingarten

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.438 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0438

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The interview describes Mr. Weingarten's childhood in Vienna, Austria; his experiences with antisemitism; and leaving Austria for Denmark on a Kindertransport. Mr. Weingarten describes his life in Denmark, working on a farm; his flight to Holland, France and then on a ship to Beirut from where he traveled to Palestine, where he was reunited with his parents. He describes his work with the British Army, his experiences with antisemitism of Arab refugees, joining the Israeli army, and his immigration to the United States.

Interviewee
Leo Weingarten
Date
1999 September 29  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:17:03
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