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Oral history interview with Lakshmi Radich

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.642 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0642

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Lakshmi Radich discusses her activities in Rotterdam, Holland during the war; her memories of the German invasion and the subsequent bombing of Rotterdam; seeing Jews arrested; the reaction of the Dutch people in Rotterdam; her mother's activities with the Resistance; her mother hiding Jews and Allied soldiers trying to escape to Great Britain; her time in hiding when the Germans discovered her family's activities; her work buying and selling items on the black market; the lack of food; her arrest by the Germans; her escape; her time in Norway after the war; her reunion with her father; learning of her mother's death in Bergen-Belsen; the continuing emotional effects of her wartime experiences.

Interviewee
Lakshmi Radish
Interviewer
Barbara Weiss
Chuck Weiss
Karen Weiss
Date
1990 July 24  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (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 11:21:21
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