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Oral history interview with Tamara Buxton

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

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    Oral history interview with Tamara Buxton


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Tamara Buxton
    Hanna Silver
    interview:  1988 September 21
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Buxton, Tamara.

    Administrative Notes

    The Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive donated the interview to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017.
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