Zia Tahmaseb and her grandmother, Ulla Tahmaseb, talk about growing up as a child in Germany during World War II.

Recorded November 27, 2018 Archived November 27, 2018 12:02 minutes
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In this interview, conducted in November of 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Zia Tahmaseb (16) interviews her grandmother, Ulla Tahmaseb (82), about what it was like to grow up in Germany during WW2 as a child. We talk about what struggles her family went through and how they overcame the hardships of war in Hamburg. Mrs. Tahmaseb recounts the hardest times for her family and life in post-war. She also talks about becoming a U.S. citizen and adjusting to the American lifestyle with seven kids.


  • Zia Tahmaseb
  • Ulla Tahmaseb

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