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Oral history interview with Harry Adler

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

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

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.

Interviewee
Harry Adler
Date
1988 June 07  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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