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Oral history interview with Paul Tandler

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.933 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0934

Paul Tandler discusses his childhood in Vienna, Austria; his family life and history; his education in a public school; the changes he experienced after the Anschluss in March 1938; the increased antisemitism; his memories of Kristallnacht in November 1938; his family's decision to leave Austria in the face of increasing restrictions on Jewish life in Vienna; his family's immigration to the United States in February 1940; his journey through Genoa, Italy to New York; their subsequent move to San Francisco, CA; his education; his induction into the United States Army; and his life in St. Louis, MO and San Francisco after the war.


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Interviewee
Mr. Paul Tandler
Interviewer
Rhoda G. Lewin
Date
interview:  2004 May 05
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-11-02 08:41:31
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