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Oral history interview with Regina Oppenheimer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.484 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0484

The interviews describe Ms. Oppenheimer's childhood in Krasnovce, escaping an abusive stepmother to live in an orphange in 1933, and leaving the orphanage after the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Nazi Germany in 1939. Ms. Oppenheimer describes her deportation to and experiences in Theresienstadt (Terezin), Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, and in a labor camp in Kristianstadt, Silesia; and her liberation by American troops in May 1945.

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Interviewee
Regina Oppenheimer
Date
interview:  1990 June 14
interview:  1990 September 13
interview:  1990 November 08
Language
English
Extent
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
 
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