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Oral history interview with Hans Günther Adler

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.537.24 | RG Number: RG-50.862.0023

Hans Günther Adler, author of "Theresienstadt 1941-1945. Das Antlitz einer Zwangsgemeinschaft", discusses his experiences in Theresienstadt; the Council of Elders in Theresienstadt; his experiences with Dr. Karl Löwenstein; his interactions with Adolf Eichmann in the Theresienstadt book depository; the ways in which Theresienstadt was different from other camps; his philosophical thoughts on truth, and how it relates to the disbelief individuals experienced during the Holocaust; his thoughts on Hannah Arendt’s assertions about the Holocaust; and his reflections on how Löwenstein was perceived by others during the war and his interactions with him after the war.

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Hans G. Adler
Dr. Edith Ehrlich
Dr. Leonard H. Ehrlich
1 sound cassette : analog..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carl S. Ehrlich
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:39:30
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