Oral History Interview with Fredy K. Seidel

Fredy K. Seidel, born on May 1, 1941 in Shanghai, China, discusses his family fleeing Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland) in 1939; his parents' description of the war years; his earliest memories of chaos, overcrowding, and bombing; his fascination with the American military; relations with the Chinese post-war, his schooling; immigrating to Berlin in 1952; and immigrating to the United States in 1959.

Date: 10/17/1999
Interviewer: Gerry Schneeberg
Interviewee: Fredy K. Seidel
Language: English
Subject: Antisemitism--Germany.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
Jewish children in the Holocaust.
Jewish families--China--Shanghai.
Jewish families--Germany.
Jews--Legal status, laws, etc.--Germany.
Jews, German--China--Shanghai.
Men--Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--China--Shanghai.
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.
Location: Shanghai, China
Berlin, Germany
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