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Oral history interview with Lester Edelstein

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1993.A.0092 DUP | RG Number: RG-50.358.0001

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    Oral history interview with Lester Edelstein

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    Lester Edelstein, a member of the 63rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 11th Armored Division, Third Army, describes his experiences during the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp, in which he was the first Jewish officer in the American Army to enter.
    Interviewee
    Lester Edelstein
    Date
    interview:  1993 March 01
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lester Edelstein

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 sound cassette (60 min.).

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    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Edelstein, Lester.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Lester Edelstein donated a copy of his interview to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 08:27:49
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