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Oral history interview with Paul A. Strassmann

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

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

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.

Interviewee
Dr. Paul A. Strassmann
Date
2004 January 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:56:14
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