Born: 1918, Luxembourg
Describes interrogation practices [Interview: 2000]
John Dolibois emigrated to the United States in 1931 at the age of 13. After graduating from college, Dolibois joined the 16th Armored Division of the U.S. Army. Due to his German language skills, he became involved in military intelligence. He returned to Europe in this capacity toward the end of World War II. Dolibois interrogated German prisoners of war, including leading Nazis, in preparation for the postwar trials of war criminals. He was later appointed U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, his birthplace.
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