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Guide to David Marvin oral history interview OHP.3875
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Existence and Location of Copies note
  • Preferred Citation note

  • Title: David Marvin oral history interview
    Identifier/Call Number: OHP.3875
    Contributing Institution: Tauber Holocaust Library
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: HCNC Archives
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet comprising one videotape with a total running time of 1:39
    Date: 1995 November 20
    Abstract: This collection comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with David Marvin conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on November 20, 1995.
    Creator: Marvin, David
    Creator: Bendayan, Sandra
    Creator: Simplicio, Sean

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection comprises one videotape with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with David Marvin. The interview was conducted by Sandra Bendayan on behalf of the Holocaust Oral History Project on November 20, 1995. David Marvin was a liberator with the United States Army.
    The interview describes Mr. Marvin's experiences in the United States Army as a medical sergeant, in basic training beginning in 1943 and fighting in the European theater in 1945. He describes the the camps his division liberated, including Ohrdruf and Buchenwald, and the displaced persons (DP) camps after the war. Mr. Marvin discusses his subsequent work with the Foreign Service.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    There are no restrictions to access for this collection.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions to use for this collection.

    Existence and Location of Copies note

    Master copies of the oral history interview are located at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.

    Preferred Citation note

    David Marvin oral history interview - OHP.3875, Tauber Holocaust Library, JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Buchenwald (Concentration camp).
    Ohrdruf (Concentration camp) -- Photographs.
    Refugee camps -- Germany
    Soldiers -- United States
    United States -- Army -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Liberation -- Germany
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives