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Oral history interview with Antje Kosemund

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

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.

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Antje Kosemund
Izhar Harpaz
interview:  2003 January 14
3 videocassettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:53:35
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