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"A Man is Stronger Than Iron"

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2010.56 | RG Number: RG-02.254

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    Description
    Consists of one memoir, 150 pages, entitled "A Man is Stronger than Iron: My Years Under the Nazis in Ukraine," 150 pages, by Moishe (Michael) Woszczyna, originally of Stepan, Poland. In his memoir, Mr. Woszczyna describes the German invasion of his town in 1941, anti-Jewish measures imposed by the Germans and Ukrainians, parachutists dropping on his town, the arrival of partisans, and life in the Stepan ghetto. He also describes witnessing the massacre in the ghetto, which he survived by hiding under an oven, and after it was over, he escaped the ghetto and joined the partisans in the Korest forest, reuniting with his older sister. In 1944, they were liberated by the Red Army and reunited with another sister. Also includes several poems Mr. Woszczyna composed after the war about his experiences.
    Subtitle
    "My Years Under the Nazis in Ukraine"
    Date
    manufacture:  1944-2008
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Michael Woszczyna

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Stepan╩╣ (Ukraine)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Michael Woszczyna donated his memoir to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in December 2009.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 17:50:06
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