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Oral history interview with Alexander Voorzaat

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.593 | RG Number: RG-50.570.0033

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Alexander Voorzaat, born in Utrecht, Netherlands in 1916, discusses the German invasion; working at the Central Distribution Office during the war; his involvement in the Resistance; providing people with blank ration cards; the process of forgery; staying with a Jewish man who was living under an assumed name; being arrested by Dutch Nazis for his involvement in the Resistance; paying a bribe so the Jewish man's daughter Bella would be sent to a work camp; and receiving compensation from the government after the war for his role in the Resistance.

Interviewee
Mr. Alexander Voorzaat
Date
2005 July 15  (interview)
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
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