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Oral history interview with Warren Odenheimer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.718 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0718

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Warren Odenheimer discusses his childhood in Karlsruhe, Germany; his education in Karlsruhe; his early experiences with antisemitism; the changes he witnessed after 1933; his memories of Kristallnacht and its aftermath; his family’s decision to immigrate to the United States; the journey in 1940 to San Francisco, CA via the Soviet Union, Korea, Japan, and Hawaii; his decision to enlist in the US Army; his service in the Philippines; his life after the war; and visiting Karlsruhe in 1971.

Interviewee
Warren Odenheimer
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Date
1997 June 23  (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 11:23:00
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