Jewish survivors of the Holocaust

Deutsch, Otto (1 of 3) Holocaust Survivors Centre Interviews

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    Holocaust Survivors Centre Interviews

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    Holocaust Survivors Centre, London

  • Interviewees

    Deutsch, Otto, 1928- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Lackmaker, Nomi (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 1: General family background: father’s unemployment and political activities. Account of civil strife in Vienna in February 1934. Description of family; housing; great poverty; schooling (secular school); parental involvement; minimal Jewish education. Description of celebrating Shabbat and other festivals. Detail of tenement living; account of leisure pursuits; memories of neighbour who became a Nazi and betrayed the family.

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    Voices of the Holocaust - link to learning materials based on the moving stories of Jewish Holocaust Survivors on the British Library Website

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