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Oral history interview with Dr. Wilhelm ("Willy") Stern

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.537.17 | RG Number: RG-50.862.0016

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Dr. Wilhelm "Willy" Stern (1920-1999) discusses his work for the Jewish administration in Vienna, including his work for Benjamin Murmelstein in "room 8" of the Jewish community headquarters in the Seitenstettengasse, and his almost daily interactions with the Central Office for Jewish Emigration and the Gestapo; the activities of Jewish community officials who worked for Murmelstein as well as of those who worked for the Central Office for Jewish Emigration; the compilation of name card files and statistical reports; the Nisko transports; and his friendship with Kurt Mezei, who was murdered by retreating SS during the Förstergasse massacre in the last hours of the war.

Interviewee
Dr. Wilhelm Stern
Interviewer
Dr. Edith Ehrlich
Dr. Leonard H. Ehrlich
Date
1977 June 27  (interview)
Geography
creation : Vienna (Austria)
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carl S. Ehrlich
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Record last modified: 2018-08-09 10:32:53
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