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Oral history interview with Abe Wischnia

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.306.176 | RG Number: RG-50.694.0176
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Abe Wischnia, a child of Holocaust survivors, born in Germany in 1947, discusses his relationships with family; his parents’ difficult marriage; his father’s experience in the Russian Army and his involvement in Zionism; his mother’s survival; the impact of the Holocaust stories; his father’s desire to move to Israel and his mother’s desire to move to America after the war; communication with his parents about the Holocaust; choosing a spouse different than his mother; his wife’s non-Jewish background; his faith in God.

Interviewee
Abe Wischnia
Date
1996 September 06  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 sound cassettes : analog.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Council for Relationships
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Record last modified: 2018-05-21 14:57:20
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