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Oral history interview with Marie Ellifritz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1991.264.11 | RG Number: RG-50.234.0011

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Marie Ellifritz (b. August 15, 1922) discusses her role as a nurse in the 130th Evacuation Hospital Unit; entering Mauthausen for the first time shortly after liberation; her interactions with survivors that needed medical attention; how they were ill-prepared for these patients; how most of the patients had tuberculosis; the differences between helping concentration camp survivors and working on the battlefield; the difficulty of communicating with patients; her experiences with child survivors; her knowledge of the Holocaust prior to arriving at the camp; how the Holocaust affected her religious beliefs; and the psychological needs of survivors.

Interviewee
Marie K. Ellifritz
Date
1981 October  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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