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Franz Steidl oral history interview, part 1 of 4, June 12, 2004
Steidl discusses how his family, of Czech/German heritage, had to evacuate Czechoslovakia due to World War 2. He talks about his German father political prisoner during the war and his family background pre-World War 2. He also discusses how he emigrated to America and eventually served in the U.S. military and was an officer in the Vietnam War.
Oral History Item Type Metadata
Date of Birth
1945 Feb 1
Location of Birth
Branch of Service
Entrance into Service
Steidl, Franz: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Franz Steidl oral history interview, part 1 of 4, June 12, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed October 5, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050526.