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Oral history interview with Miriam Blumenreich

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.542.10 | RG Number: RG-50.812.0010

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Miriam Blumenreich, speaking on behalf of her husband, Wolfgang (Wolfie) Blumenreich (who was a child of Chabannes deported at the age of 16 from the Chateau during the second roundup), recounts her arrival in Israel in 1934; her marriage to Wolfgang in 1952; her husband’s extreme reticence to discuss his three years in nine different concentration camps, which included Birkenau and Auschwitz; her husband’s refusal to discuss his experience at any length; her husband’s return to France at liberation at which time he found his brother and their decision to go to Palestine; her husband’s enlistment in the army to fight for Israel’s independence in 1948; and her husband’s extreme emotional fragility.

Interviewee
Miriam Blumenreich
Interviewer
Lisa Gossels
Dean Wetherell
Date
1996-1998
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary films.
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lisa Gossels and Dean Wetherell
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Record last modified: 2018-04-09 11:39:56
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