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Oral history interview with Melvin Galun

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.282 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0176

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    Oral history interview with Melvin Galun


    Interview Summary
    Melvin Galun, born on May 10, 1940 in Kowal, Poland, describes his parents’ participation in the Zionist movement; his mother’s stories about Jews being sent away to the camps; going into hiding in the nearby forests; his memory of his family’s liberation by Russian troops; staying in several German displaced persons camps after the war; his early education in the displaced persons camps; participating in Zionist youth movements in the camps; immigrating to the United States in November 1949; his studies in the United States at a Yeshiva school; traveling to Israel after graduating school and working in a kibbutz for a year; and getting married in 1963 and starting a family.
    Mr. Melvin Galun
    Gail Schwartz
    interview:  2009 October 29

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    3 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Personal Name
    Galun, Melvin, 1940-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch conducted the interview with Melvin Galun on October 29, 2009. The interview was received by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives Branch in November 2009.
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