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Oral history interview with Henry B. Meisel

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.416 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0416

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    Oral history interview with Henry B. Meisel


    Interview Summary
    Henry B. Meisel, born on November 3, 1930 in Vienna, Austria, discusses his father’s need to leave Austria after Kristallnacht because of his Polish background; leaving Austria in December 1938; arriving in Shanghai, China in January 1939; his childhood impressions of the ship; conditions, education, and religious schooling in Hongkew; the Japanese occupation; his post-war experiences in Shanghai; immigrating to Israel in 1949; serving for two years in the army; and immigrating to the United States in 1953.
    Henry B. Meisel
    Meta J. Jacoby
    interview:  1991 October 19
    creation: Philadelphia (Pa.)
    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
    Meisel, Henry B., 1930-
    Corporate Name
    Israel. Army

    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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