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Oral history interview with Kurt Julich

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.372 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0511

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Kurt Julich, born in 1922 in Cologne, Germany, describes his family; attending a German school during the day and a Jewish school in the evening; moving to France to live with his aunt and uncle after Hitler came to power; returning to Germany for a month to get Bar Mitzvahed; going back to France but soon being marched and put on cattle cars to Saint-Cyprien and then Gurs; his release to live in and work as a farm hand in Castelnau-le-Lez; working as a slave laborer at Labenne-Océan then going through several other labor and transit camps; escaping from the Nazis and joining the Foreign Legion; trying to survive after the war but then finding a great job in France; and moving to the United States, meeting his future wife, and starting a family.

Interviewee
Kurt Julich
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
2006 October 31  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
9 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-24 08:24:18
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