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Oral history interview with Herbert Meyer

Oral History | Accession Number: 2016.86.1 | RG Number: RG-50.916.0001

Herbert Meyer, who was born and educated in Germany, describes growing up in a family of assimilated and secular Jews; serving in WWI in the German Army; attending a Jewish high school; the Nazis’ rise to power and realizing that there was a risky future for his family in Germany; going to Switzerland with his family; his two children, Bridgette and Stefan; and going to France.


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Interviewee
Dr. Herbert Meyer
Interviewer
Myron H. Matz
Date
interview:  approximately 1970
Geography
creation: Boston (Mass.)
Language
English
Extent
2 digital files : MP3.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elliot Matz
 
Record last modified: 2020-07-22 15:57:34
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