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Oral history interview with Norbert Krasnosielski

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.322 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0544

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Norbert Krasnosielski, born on January 25, 1918 in Nikopol, Ukraine, discusses his childhood in Nesvizh, Poland (now Niasvizh, Belarus); living in Vilnius, Lithuania during the 1930s and being in the Hashomer Hatzair; the death of his mother who was killed by the Germans; joining the Russian army after Western Poland came under Russian occupation and later fighting for the Polish Army; being in Saint Petersburg, Russia during the siege of Leningrad; occupying Berlin, Germany during the final stages of the war; learning of the brutality of the Germans in Poland where many of his relatives were killed; studying at Warsaw University after the war; and immigrating to the United States and settling in Philadelphia, PA with his wife.

Interviewee
Mr. Norbert Krasnosielski
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
2009 November 24  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 digital files : WAV.
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