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Oral history interview with Georges Tempel

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.90 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0090

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Georges Tempel, born in July 1938 in Paris, France, describes his Hungarian parents and their movements through southern France during the war; how he was hidden with Maria Holop (a protestant) and her family; how his parents were taken to Auschwitz; going to live with his aunt and uncle in Toulouse, France after the war; his memories of May 8, 1945; returning to his parents’ apartment in Paris; becoming a chemical engineer and working in Europe and South America; and visiting with Maria Holop in 2006 when she was recognized as “Righteous among the Nations”.

Interviewee
Georges Tempel
Interviewer
Zelma Alster
Date
2011 October 17  (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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