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Oral history interview with Margot Pels

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.66 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0066

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Margot Pels, born in Berlin, Germany in 1931, describes her mother, who was very religious but not Orthodox; her father; leaving Germany when she was 7 years old and only remembering the daily routines of life in Germany; going to Chile in 1939 because her father wanted to escape the antisemitism; how they waited for visas in Austria; attending school in Chile; how her husband, Manfred, survived Auschwitz; and how her husband never told his story to his children.

Interviewee
Margot Pels
Interviewer
León Cohen
Date
2010 July 22  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Extent
2 digital files : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:54:36
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