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Oral history interview with Kurt Meyer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.43 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0043

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Kurt Meyer, born in Germany, describes his experiences as an SS officer; the wartime actions of the Third Reich; his positive impression of Dachau concentration camp, where he visited as a cadet; the Riga ghetto; fighting partisans in the Balkans by driving an armored car through villages; gratitude from Croats and Albanians for protecting them against the Serbs; fighting in France and in the Slovakian mountains; and his point of view that the Holocaust was a British invention.

Interviewee
Kurt Meyer
Date
2004 April 27  (interview)
Language
German
Extent
2 sound cassettes (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 10:50:40
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