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Oral history interview with Inge Frohlich

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.25 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0025

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Inge Frohlich, born in 1918 in Ratibor, Upper Silesia, Germany (present day Racibórz, Poland), describes her family; her family’s religious observances; the absence of anti-Semitism before Hitler was in power; her desire to leave Germany because of Hitler’s regime and her family’s reluctance to leave; her relocation to Florence, Italy in 1935; the forced relocation of her father and brother to Buchenwald in 1937 and their experiences; her move to England to be a nurse; her experiences crossing borders while visiting her family in Germany; managing to get family members to England; her mother’s success in liquidating the family business and bringing much of their belongings to Chile; the impact of the Holocaust on her faith and outlook; her life in England and the fear of war; visiting and working in Berlin in for 10 years during the 1970s; and her life in Chile.

Interviewee
Inge Frohlich
Interviewer
Karen Codner
Date
2009 October 01  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 digital file : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:47:02
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