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Oral history interview with Fred Kirschner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.705 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0705

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

The interview describes Mr. Kirschner's childhood and adolesence in Frankfurt, Germany, his arrest on November 10, 1938 with his father, their internment in Buchenwald concentration camp until January 1939, and his experiences there. Mr. Kirschner describes his release on condition of immediate emigration, his departure for England and his family joining him there later that year. He discusses their life in England and their immigration to the United States five years later.

Interviewee
Fred Kirschner
Date
1995 July 07  (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 11:22:44
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