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Oral history interview with Gerald L. Liebenau

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.999.0407

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.]

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Mr. Gerald L. Liebenau
interview:  2012 August 15
creation: Washington (D.C.)
3 digital files : MP4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2023-11-16 09:43:20
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