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Oral history interview with Eliezer Surmani

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1146 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1146

Eliezer Surmani discusses his childhood in Rhodes, Greece (then an Italian territory); his family life; his education; his Sephardic upbringing; the changes he experienced in 1943 when the German occupation began; his deportation to Auschwitz; his experiences in the camp; being transferred to Mauthausen; his experiences in Ebensee; being liberated by the United States Army; his reunion after the war with his sister; his immigration to the United States in 1946; his life in San Francisco, CA; his family; and his work.


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Interviewee
Eliezer Surmani
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Date
interview:  2006 March 29
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (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: 2020-11-02 08:41:31
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