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Oral history interview with Harry Adler

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.228.2 | RG Number: RG-50.060.0002

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    Oral history interview with Harry Adler


    Interview Summary
    Harry Adler, born in 1924 in Berlin, Germany, discusses his childhood; moving with his family in 1932 to Paris, France; attending school in France; moving with his family to Poland in 1938; his return to Paris, where he lived with a friend’s family; his parents’ return to Paris after the Germans invaded France; immigrating to the United States; settling in the Bronx, NY; graduating in 1942; joining the army in 1942; military training; being assigned to the V Corps Headquarters in the 1st Army; going to England; arriving in Normandy, France one day after D-Day; going to Germany; being in Weimar when he heard about Buchenwald concentration camp; visiting Buchenwald the day after it was liberated; going to Berchtesgaden, Germany; returning to New York in November 1945; going into the fur business with his father and attending New York University at night; getting married in 1951; his work in the US and abroad; moving to Phoenix, AZ; and his children.
    Harry Adler
    interview:  1988 June 07

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Personal Name
    Adler, Harry, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    The interview with Harry Adler was conducted on June 7, 1988 by the Phoenix Holocaust Survivors' Association in affiliation with the Cline Library of Northern Arizona University as part of a project to document the testimonies of Holocaust survivors in the Phoenix, AZ area. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in 1989.
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