Anna Braun

  • Recording Date: September 20, 1946
  • Duration: 1:8:41
  • Spools: 9-133, 9-134
  • Location: München, Germany; Funkkaserne displaced-person's camp
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Anna Braun
  • Age: 40
  • Birthplace: Zaporozhye, Ukraine
  • Gender: female
  • Religion: Mennonite
  • Nationality: Russia
  • Marital Status: widow
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: unknown
  • Interned At: Neustadt
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Heilenbach, Germany
  • Liberated By: United States

Commentary

 Boder's interview with Anna Braun represents a departure from those with other survivors. Mrs. Braun was a Mennonite whose family was victimized by the Stalinist Soviet Union, especially during the 1930s. The Mennonites are a Protestant group whose members first began to settle in the Ukraine, where the Braun family ... Read full commentary »