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Oral history interview with Sibylle Sarah Niemӧller

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.592 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0490

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Sibylle Sarah Niemöller (née von Sell), born in 1923 in Berlin, Germany, discusses growing up in an aristocratic German family; her family's attitude towards Jews and the rise of the Nazi party; her first meeting with Martin Niemöller and her continued contact with the Niemöller family; her family's resistance against the Nazis; her close friendship with a Jewish family in her neighborhood; widespread destruction during Kristallnacht; her father's involvement in a plot to assassinate Hitler and his subsequent imprisonment and death; the political climate in Germany at the end of the war; her immigration to the United States; and her conversion to Judaism.

Interviewee
Mrs. Sibylle Sarah Niemoeller von Sell
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
2004 December 01  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
9 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:18:15
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