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Oral history interview with Jan Marinessen

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.475 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0475

The interview describes Mr. Marinessen's family and adolescence in Groningen, Holland. Mr. Marinessen describes his family's activities in the underground movement during the occupation of the Netherlands during World War II, and the family being forced into hiding in order to avoid arrest. He describes the liberation of the town by Canadian armed forces in May 1945. Mr. Marinessen discusses his military service in 1948 in Indonesia, and his continuing commitment to social justice as a result of his experiences during World War II and while in Indonesia.

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Jan Marinessen
Alice Hamburg
interview:  1990 March 24
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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 09:35:25
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