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Oral history interview with Albert Petig

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.45 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0045

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Albert Petig, born in 1929 in Brügge (Bruges), Belgium, describes his family and childhood; his father who was a communist; his membership in the Jungvolk in 1939; his membership in the Hitler Youth for a short period in 1943; his apprenticeship in 1943 which he was unable to finish because of the war; working as an unskilled laborer in construction firms; his deployment into the military reserves in 1944, and then the fire department of the Hitler Youth; and his life after the war, including his involvement in the Communist Party.

Interviewee
Albert Petig
Date
2004 June 30  (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 10:51:02
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