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Oral history interview with Margaret Bendahan

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.753 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0753

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Margaret Bendahan describes her childhood in Germany, the persecution she and her family endured under Nazi rule, and her escape from Germany to Japan. The interview recounts her experiences in Japan, where she was denied entry to the boat she had hoped to board to Panama and was forced to remain in Yokohoma, where she was arrested on charges of espionage, tortured and then imprisoned until the end of the war in 1945.

Interviewee
Margaret Bendahan
Date
1991 August 27  (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 11:23:46
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