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dc.contributor.authorLanger, Adina Jocelyn
dc.contributor.otherVan Driel, Hank
dc.identifier.citationHank Van Driel Interview, 2020-02-28, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.en_US
dc.descriptionBorn in Schiedam in 1934, Hank Van Driel was celebrating his sixth birthday when the Nazis marched into the Netherlands. He and his family endured five years of hardship and near-starvation rations during the German occupation. After the war, Van Driel studied to become a chef and worked at hotels and restaurants in Rotterdam, eventually landing a job on the Holland America line of cruise ships in 1962. Attracted by steady work in the American resort industry, Van Driel immigrated to the United States in 1964. He has remained a citizen of the Netherlands and travels frequently between the countries. Hank Van Driel recorded his Legacy Series oral history interview at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education on February 28, 2020.en_US
dc.description.abstractOral history interview with Hank Van Driel, who survived the German occupation of the Netherlands during WWII.en_US
dc.format.extent1 pdf
dc.format.extent1 mp4 file
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Museum of History and Holocaust Education or the Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.subjectVan Driel, Hank.en_US
dc.subjectSchiedam (Netherlands).en_US
dc.subjectVideo recordings
dc.subjectNetherlands--History--German occupation, 1940-1945.en_US
dc.subjectUnited States--Emigration and immigration.en_US
dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.titleHank Van Driel Interviewen_US

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