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Oral history interview with Edith Heine

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.832 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0832

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

The interview describes Ms. Heine-Levy's childhood in Amsterdam, Holland, after her family's move from Germany in 1933, and her early memories of the war years and of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Ms. Heine-Levy describes an incursion by the Gestapo in their home, the family's flight, and their experiences in hiding in several places throughout the war years. She describes witnessing roundups and scene of violence, and her weakened condition upon liberation. Ms. Heine-Levy discusses the family's return to Germany, her fear and discomfort living there, her marriage and divorce in Germany, and her immigration to the United States in 1992.

Interviewee
Edith Heine
Date
1995 April 25  (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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