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1098, LO/444/395
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Munzer, Kurt, 1908 - , Interviewee, Male, Accountant
Speaker: Kirrane, S, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Brief background of town of Wenthen [?] on pre-First World War Polish/German border. Recalls no anti-semitism. Mentions moving near to Dutch border to study accountancy, gives description of concentration camp near Enden, describes situation in Germany which led to his asylum claim in Holland. Talks about situation in Holland, start of Second World War, escaping to England in boat, being processed as refugee, internment on Isle of Man, separation from wife. Describes how came to Leicester, staying in England for sake of children, becoming naturalised in 1947.
Place of birth: Wenthen[?], Poland/Germany
Education: Grammar school
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Shopkeeper
Mother's Occupation: Shopkeeper
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 14/12/1987
Playing time: 50 mins
Access Restrictions: Restriction Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference: LO/443/394

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