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Oral history interview with Walter Wolff

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.99 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0099

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Walter Wolff, born October 22, 1913 in Poland, describes moving to a small city in Germany with his parents; his schooling and being denied university education; working at his parents’ store; training as a mechanic; the increase in the persecution of Jews; his memories of Kristallnacht; his memories of being marched to Buchenwald with his father; conditions in the concentration camp; receiving temporary leave; going to Amsterdam, the Netherlands with his family and their life there; getting a visa to Chile and his parents’ decision not to leave; the fate of his parents; his life in Chile; and his current religious views.

Interviewee
Walter Wolff
Interviewer
Ximena Hinzpeter
Date
2009 October 29  (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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