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Oral history interview with Reinhard S

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.54 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0054

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Reinhard S, born in 1924 in Stuttgart, Germany, describes his family, childhood, and education; his membership in the Jungvolk; not being permitted to join the Hitlerjugend because of his asthma; enlisting in the work service in 1942; joining the Wehrmacht; his assignment to an anti-aircraft unit in Hamburg, Germany; the bombing of Hamburg in 1943; participating in the Ardennes offensive in France in 1944; his capture by American forces and time as a prisoner of war; his release in 1946 and return home; and his life after the war.

Interviewee
Reinhard S.
Date
2004 May 11  (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 10:52:21
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