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Oral history interview with Karl C

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

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    Oral history interview with Karl C


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Karl C.
    Rosalyn Manowitz
    interview:  2004 August 31
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (90 min.).

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Full name of interviewee, if discovered in inteview, must not be used in any form.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    C., Karl.

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, in association with the Institut fuer Geschichte und Biographie der Fernuniversitaet Hagen, coordinated the interview with Karl C. in Germany, on August 31, 2004. The interview was received by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives Branch in December 2004.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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