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Oral history interview with Werner Simonsohn

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.81 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0081

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Werner Simonsohn, born May 21, 1927 in Magdeburg, Germany, describes his family; how the Jewish laws in 1933 and 1937 affected him; his mother being interviewed by the Gestapo; his father being taken to a concentration camp in 1938 and his return; immigrating to England with his parents in 1939; how at age 14 he went to an assigned family in Cuba where he studied agriculture; reuniting with his parents in Chile; his studies and work in Chile; and his marriage and children.

Interviewee
Werner Simonsohn
Interviewer
Zelma Alster
Date
2010 December 10  (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 10:57:04
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