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Oral history interview with Alfred Wenck

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.56 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0056

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Alfred Wenck, born in 1921 in Marschacht, Germany, describes his family and childhood; his membership in the Jungvolk and Hitlerjugend; his enlistment in the Wehrmacht in 1941; fighting on the Eastern Front in the Ukraine and in Greece; his role in the Battle of Leros; his wounding and time in hospitals in Vienna, Austria and Lüneburg, Germany; his work at the end of the war, including his positions as a guard and a teacher; returning to his parents' home in Stove in 1945; and his life after the war.

Interviewee
Alfred Wenck
Date
2004 August 02  (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 10:52:41
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