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Oral history interview with Antje Kosemund

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.485.6 | RG Number: RG-50.718.0006

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Antje Kosemund discusses her parents and siblings; her sister, Irma, who experienced developmental delays; the sudden disappearance of Irma in December 1933; her father’s interactions with the Gestapo; her father explaining in 1945 that Irma had died; finding Irma’s death certificate in the 1980s, which stated that she had died in January 1944; the certificate confirming her suspicion that Irma had been killed by Nazi authorities; learning that Irma had been held at Am Spiegelgrund in Vienna; finding Irma’s name on an August 1944 deportation list out of Vienna; learning that Irma was part of a group of young girls who were subjected to medical experiments; her memories of Irma; and how today she still cannot understand how Nazi doctors and other officials could conduct experiments on children.

Interviewee
Antje Kosemund
Interviewer
Izhar Harpaz
Date
2003 January 14  (interview)
Language
German
Extent
3 videocassettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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Record last modified: 2018-10-01 14:14:44
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