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Oral history interview with Kay Bonner Nee

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0097.6 | RG Number: RG-50.043.0006

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Kay Bonner Nee describes being in Europe during World War II as an entertainer in the special services; being a civilian attached to the 5th Corp. of the First Army Special Services Division; driving around with another woman (Katie Cullen) in a truck that became a stage; spending some time in England before being sent to Utah Beach in Normandy, France 15 days after D-Day; performing even when V-1 rockets were flying; being present at the liberation of Paris, France; being mistaken as a German because her hat was similar to Nazi hats; staying several days in Eupen, Belgium and the death of her companion (Katie Cullen); being part of the second group that entered Buchenwald; conditions in the camp; bringing the towns people to the camp; and the importance of being aware of injustices.

Interviewee
Kay B. Nee
Date
1982 June  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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