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Oral history interview with Gerald L. Liebenau

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.999.0331

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    Oral history interview with Gerald L. Liebenau


    Interview Summary
    Gerald Liebenau, born on November 30, 1925 in Berlin, Germany, discusses his Jewish family; his father, who worked in the textile business; being the eldest of two children; his younger sister; attending public school until 1936 when Jewish children were forced to leave public schools; his family’s move in December 1938 to London, England; living in London for approximately one month as they waited for their visa numbers to be announced; immigrating to the United States with his family in February 1939; living in Scranton, Pennsylvania; moving a few years later to New London, Connecticut; finishing high school; joining the US Army; and spending one year in the infantry and one year in the Office of Strategic Services. [Note: this summary may not reflect the entirety of the interview; it may also contain additional biographical information that is not discussed in the interview.]
    Mr. Gerald L. Liebenau
    interview:  2011 April 26
    creation: Washington (D.C.)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    1 digital file : MP3.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Liebenau, Gerald.

    Administrative Notes

    This is an interview conducted for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's First Person Program, a seasonal program that enables USHMM visitors to hear Holocaust survivors tell their life stories in their own words.
    Primary Number
    IA2000-022, 20110426
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 09:42:55
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