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Oral history interview with Ann Green

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.220 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0509

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Ann Green, born in 1925 in Neunkirchen, Austria, discusses her childhood and family life; living as a Jew after the Anschluss; not really understanding what was happening during Kristallnacht; her parents’ deportations to Theresienstadt at the beginning of the war; going into hiding with an SA man and several other neighbors or family friends; following the progress of the war by listening to the Voice of America; being caught in hiding and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau; her difficult life and losing friends in the camp; being transferred to Bergen-Belsen and working in an ammunitions factory; her liberation by American troops; immigrating to New York and meeting her husband there; and keeping up a relationship with one of her friends from the camps.

Interviewee
Ann Green
Interviewer
Amy Rubin
Date
2006 July 25  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-24 08:23:48
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