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The home of Dagmar’s parents in East Prussia had been lost when Russia took control of the area briefly in 1914, at the beginning of Dagmar von Lieven in the mid-1930’s, World War I. Most of the German troops were at her graduation from the University fighting on the Western front, so Russia was of British Columbia successful in this invasion. Later, in 1914–15, the Russians were forced back out and the German army advanced into western Russia. East Prussia became part of Germany again, and remained so until the end of World War II in 1945.
S. in the early thirties or late twenties (I forget which), Oppenheimer had a joint appointment at Caltech and Berkeley. Some years he would spend most of his time at Caltech and a smaller amount of time at Berkeley. But by the time I came along in 1937, he had developed a pattern. Berkeley was on the semester system. It started in mid-August and the first semester was before Christmas, and the second semester was after Christmas and ended, I think, in late April. Oppenheimer would teach two semesters in Berkeley.
That is, how did he influence you? You mentioned these lively discussions Monday evenings, you mentioned theoretical seminars, you mentioned that he probably gave you a Chapter 3. Exciting Graduate Years with Oppenheimer 31 choice of thesis subjects, you mentioned this challenging course at the beginning. Is there anything else? RFC: Well, we also had social interactions with Oppenheimer at his house, and these also were very important. They consisted of cocktail parties, very rarely dinner — I don’t think I recall going to dinner there until he was married — but it would be cocktail parties and various social interactions.
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