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Oral history interview with Ursula Kreft

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.60 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0060

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Ursula Kreft, born in Germany, describes her family; completing elementary school in 1939 and receiving training as a cook in a convent school between 1939 and 1941; the political affiliations of her parents; her experiences during the war; curfews for civilians; thinking that Auschwitz was a work camp during the war; her work as a cook in an iron factory; her work as a cook in Bad Bruckelheim; her fear of soldiers in the streets; the persecution of the Jews; the disappearance of sick children; and her life after the war.

Interviewee
Ursula Kreft
Date
2005 February 24  (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 10:53:28
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