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Oral history interview with Richard Shand

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.734 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0734

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The interview describes Mr. Shand's childhood in Breslau, Germany; his memories of the events of Kristallnacht in November 1938; and the family's move to Berlin soon after. Mr. Shand describes his voyage to London in May 1939 on a Kindertransport; his life in London during the war years; and learning of his parents' deaths in 1942. He discusses his training as a pharmacist; his life in Bermuda; and his immigration to the United States in 1959.

Mr. Richard Shand
1994 November 18  (interview)
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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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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