Gertrud Lackschewitz details her childhood and early adulthood in Nazi Germany. She describes her father’s government appointed position with the Nazi Party and her involvement with the Hitler Youth. Lackschewitz describes working for Otto Skorzeny during World War Two, preparing maps for German Special Forces and meeting her husband, who would go on to spend two years in a Russian Prison Camp. She describes finishing her education after the war and moving to the United States.
Nazi Germany; Hitler Youth; Otto Skorzeny; World War, 1939-1945; German Special Forces; Russian Prison Camps
Gertrud Lackschewitz Interviews Oral History Project, OH 434, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound file (01:38:43 min.) digital + 1 transcript (16 p.: 28 cm.)
Lackschewitz, Gertrud, "Gertrud Lackschewitz Interview, July 25, 2011" (2011). Gertrud Lackschewitz Interviews Oral History Project. 1.