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Oral history interview with Ira Segalewitz

Oral History | Accession Number: 2008.364 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0557

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Ira Segalewitz, born in 1936 in Sarny, Poland (present day Ukraine), discusses his family; fleeing Sarny with his mother when the Germans invaded; traveling via cattle car to the Ural Mountains; working on a farm near the Volga River; working in a factory during the Stalingrad campaign; remaining in a labor camp near Ufa, Russia from 1942 to 1945; antisemitism in the camp; attending school in the camp; returning to Sarny with his mother; finding their home destroyed; learning the fate of their relatives; living in a bombed-out building; living in a displaced persons camp from 1947 to 1951 in Austria; immigrating to the United States; attending school and learning English; and marrying and having four children.

Interviewee
Ira Segalewitz
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
2008 November 07  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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