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Oral history interview with Paul A. Strassmann

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2004.46 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0076

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    Oral history interview with Paul A. Strassmann


    Interview Summary
    Paul Strassman, born on January 24, 1929 in Trencín, Slovakia, describes his early childhood; joining the Hashomer Hatzair at a young age; immigrating to the United States in 1948; starting a family and having two sons; his memories of losing his family during the war and going into hiding as a Christian; returning to Europe long after the war to visit his childhood home; settling in New York, NY after his arrival in the US; studying to become a civil engineer and meeting his wife while in school; raising his children to make their own choices regarding religion; the personal successes of his children; running his own business; consulting for NASA; and reflecting on his past.
    Dr. Paul A. Strassmann
    Anne Feibelman
    interview:  2004 January 08
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    4 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Strassman, Paul, 1929-
    Corporate Name
    World Hashomer Hatzair

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch conducted the interview with Paul Strassmann on January 8, 2004. The interview was received by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in February 2004.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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