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Oral history interview with Nathan Offen

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

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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 Plaszow; his experiences in Plaszow; 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.

Interviewee
Nathan Offen
Date
1993 November 25  (interview)
1994 July 27  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:30:44
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