Speaker: Beats, Ingeborg, 1926 - 0, Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Maksimovic, S, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Describes meeting British husband in Germany at end of World War II (WWII), opposition to marriage from army officer, arrival & settling in Britain. Describes keeping safe during air raids, memories of bombing of Dresden, family reunion at end of war, family reaction to British boyfriend. Mention of meeting other German women in Britain. Brief mention of rebuilding Hamburg. Describes attitudes to home life in 1950s/60s, how attitudes have changed since then. Talks about childhood/adolescence in 1930s Germany, brief mention of Hitler Youth membership, listening to British propaganda. Compares own upbringing with childrens'. Mentions army dances in Germany and in Britain.
Place of birth: Breslau, Germany
Marital Status: Widowed, Children: Daughter: 1 Sons: 2
Location: County: Germany
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 12/4/2003
Playing time: 59 mins 20 secs
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
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