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Oral history interview with Hans Günther Adler

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

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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.

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
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Record last modified: 2018-11-21 12:43:51
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