Nathan Schacht

  • Recording Date: September 8, 1946
  • Duration: 16:6
  • Spools: 9-116A
  • Location: Bellevue, France; OPEJ children's home
  • Languages: Yiddish

Biographical Information

  • Name: Nathan Schacht
  • Age: 15
  • Birthplace: L'viv, Ukraine
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: unknown
  • Marital Status: unmarried
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: L'viv, Ukraine

Commentary

 Short interviews with orphan charges at the Bellevue home for displaced Jewish orphans funded by French and American Jewish charities (run by Lena Kuechler, another Boder interviewee) grant us something like a child's eye view of the Holocaust. Nathan Schacht was no more than twelve when he ran away from ... Read full commentary »