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Oral history interview with Werner Bergh

Oral History | Accession Number: 2019.125.26 | RG Number: RG-90.057.0026

Werner Bergh discusses his early life in Berlin, Germany; the arrest of his father and his imprisonment in Sachsenhausen concentration camp; leaving Germany with his parents in 1938 and going to Shanghai, China; the large Jewish refugee community in Shanghai; immigrating to the United States with his parents after the war; and settling in Des Moines, Iowa.

Interviewee
Warner J. Bergh
Interviewer
Esther Hockenberg
Date
interview:  1981 April 08
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Iowa Jewish Historical Society
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-07 13:38:16
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