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Oral history interview with Jo Wildschut

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.590 | RG Number: RG-50.570.0009

Jo Wildschut, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, discusses becoming a Jehovah’s Witness in the 1930s; her evangelization work; providing aid to Jewish neighbors during the German occupation; being arrested for her religious beliefs; being sent to the concentration camp Vught; daily life in the camp; violence against the prisoners; continuing to evangelize; being sent for forced labor on a farm near Dachau; her transfer to Ravensbrück; her first impressions of Ravensbrück; liberation; and her return home after the war.


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Interviewee
Jo Wildschut
Date
interview:  2004 July 21
Language
Dutch
Extent
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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