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Oral history interview with Martinus Schabbing

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.589 | RG Number: RG-50.570.0008

Martinus Schabbing, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1918, discusses living conditions under the German occupation; the February Strike; Jewish reactions to German restrictions; joining the Resistance; details of the Resistance’s organization and operation; the arrest and execution of members of the Resistance; his work in the Resistance providing ration coupons to Jewish children and helping prisoners escape from Westerbork to Spain; fearing what was happening to Jewish deportees; the famine in the northern part of the Netherlands in winter 1944-1945; liberation; and his postwar work as a courier for the army.

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Martinus Schabbing
interview:  2004 July 21
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:27
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