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Oral history interview with Herbert Wallace

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.886 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0886

The interview describes Mr. Wallace's childhood in Offenbach, Germany; his education and work as a nurse in a Jewish hospital; and the antisemitism he experienced in Nazi Germany. Mr. Wallace describes a raid by the SS in 1938 that he escaped by hiding, and his determination to leave Germany. He describes his family's escape to London in 1939 and their immigration to the United States in 1940. Mr. Wallace describes his life in America, his work as a nurse and his service in the United States Army during World War II as an X-ray technician.


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Interviewee
Herbert Wallace
Date
interview:  1990 December 13
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:36:39
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