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Oral history interview with Irene Miller

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.607 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0607

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The interview describes Ms. Miller's childhood in Bad Elster, Germany and Prague, Czechoslovakia; her work in the Czech resistance as a teenager; and her arrest by the Gestapo in October 1943. She describes her imprisonment in Terezin (Theresienstadt) and her deportation to Ravensbruck as a mischlinge political prisoner in September 1944. She describes her experiences there, a death march in April 1944, and liberation by the Russian army. She describes her health problems after the war; her time in a hospital in Posen, Germany; her return to Prague; and the fates of other family members. Ms. Miller describes emigrating to the United States in 1953 and her life in San Francisco since then.

Interviewee
Ms. Irene Miller
Date
2002 December 11  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:20:37
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