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Oral history interview with Ursula Becher

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.155 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0155

Ursula Becher (née Hilsch), born on March 17, 1924 in Berlin, Germany, discusses her experiences with antisemitism and the anti-Jewish laws in Germany before the war; her failed attempt to escape alone to Holland as a child; fleeing with her family to Shanghai (Hongkou District) via Naples, Italy; her mother dying of infection in Shanghai; her cultural and religious life in Hongkou; and immigrating to Australia in 1949.


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Interviewee
Becher, Ursula
Interviewer
Goldberg, Marcia
Date
interview:  1999 October 15
Geography
creation: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive