Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Herbert Wallace

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

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

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.

Herbert Wallace
1990 December 13  (interview)
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
Expand all
Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:26:42
This page: