Oral History Interview with Hans Hartenstein

Hans Hartenstein, born on January 27, 1923 in Vienna, Austria, discusses his pre-war life; the Anschluss; the arrest and detention of his father; Hashomer Hatzair; preparing to immigrate to Palestine but being unable to get a certificate; immigrating to England through the British Society of Friends in August 1939; reuniting with his father in England; immigrating to the United States in 1940; and reuniting with his mother.

Date: 01/15/1989
Interviewer: Gerry Schneeberg
Interviewee: Hans Hartenstein
Language: English
Subject: Holocaust survivors--United States.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
Jewish families.
Jews, Austrian.
Men--Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue.
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.
Austria--History--Anschluss, 1938.
Great Britain--Emigration and immigration.
United States--Emigration and immigration.
Vienna (Austria)
Personal Name
Hartenstein, Hans, 1923-
Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends)
World Hashomer Hatzair.
Location: Vienna, Austria
England, United Kingdom
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