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Oral history interview with Nathan Offen

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1141 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1141

Nathan Offen discusses his childhood in Krakow, Poland; his experiences with antisemitism from childhood on; the German invasion of Poland in September 1939; the Polish civil defense units; his first view of the German soldiers; his experiences as a forced laborer in 1940; his return to Krakow in 1941; his experiences in the Krakow Ghetto; his subsequent deportation to Płaszów; his experiences in Płaszów; being liberated by the United States Army; his move to Italy; joining the military in Italy; his immigration to the United States after the war; his life in the United States; his reunion with his brothers; the fates of his other family members.

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Nathan Offen
interview:  1993 November 25
interview:  1994 July 27
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:23:29
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