David Hirsch

  • Recording Date: August 26, 1946
  • Duration: 26:20
  • Spools: 9-74B
  • Location: Genève, Switzerland
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: David Hirsch
  • Birthplace: unknown
  • Gender: male
  • Nationality: Germany
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Mannheim, Germany
  • Interned At: Gurs, Rivesaltes, Les Avants
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Montreux, Switzerland
  • Liberated By: Switzerland


 David Hirsch was only eighteen years old when David Boder conducted a brief interview with him in the ORT School for Boys in Geneva Switzerland on August 26, 1946. Hirsch was born in Mannheim, Germany. In 1937, his parents left him with his grandparents and emigrated to Buenos Aires, planning to send for ... Read full commentary »