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Oral history interview with Tamara Buxton

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.188 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0188

Tamara Buxton, born on November 1, 1922 in Zhitomir, Soviet Union (now Zhytomyr, Ukraine), discusses being the child of a World War I German prisoner of war and a Volksdeutsche mother; going to an orphanage at age 14; details of the Soviet preparation for the German invasion; digging trenches; her imprisonment by the Nazis for refusing to speak German; helping Jewish friends; her gradual return to Germany with other displaced persons; and immigrating first to England then the United States.


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Interviewee
Tamara Buxton
Interviewer
Hanna Silver
Date
interview:  1988 September 21
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-03 10:42:57
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