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Michael Brent interviewed by Barry York [sound recording]
Bib ID 4231059
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Brent, Michael, 1919-2012, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2007 
2 sound files (ca. 237 min.) 
Summary

Michael Brent talks about his family background; his father's employment; his childhood and education in Germany; Germany under the Nazis; leaving Germany; his employment; the voyage on SS Dunera; arriving in Australia; the camps at Hay and Tatura; Australian society; his marriage and family; studying at the University of Melbourne; working for the Public Service; holidays in Europe and identifying as Australian.

Notes

Recorded on 19 October 2007 in Hughes, A.C.T.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (10 p.). 
Subjects Brent, Michael, 1919-2012 -- Interviews.  |  Dunera Boys.  |  Dunera (Ship)  |  Political refugees -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Political prisoners -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Jews -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Retirees -- Australian Capital Territory -- Interviews.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Australian.
Other authors/contributors York, Barry, 1951-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5877
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 5877 (summary)
Copy: Summary
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