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Oral history interview with Karl C

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.32 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0032

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Karl C., born in 1924 in Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), describes his family and background; joining the Marine Hitler Youth in 1938 after the German invasion; volunteering for the Marine in 1940; enlisting in the army and going to Eckernförde, Germany in 1941; his ship sinking in 1942 and then in 1944; captivity by British forces in 1945; traveling to Bavaria; and his life after the war.

Interviewee
Karl C.
Date
2004 August 31  (interview)
Language
German
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
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 10:48:38
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