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Oral history interview with Edith Adler

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.10 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0010

Edith Adler, born April 15, 1924 in Brno, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), discusses the first effects of Nazism on her life; getting married in 1941 and being sent to Terezin one month later; becoming very sick and staying twice in the hospital; her father having his arm amputated due to gangrene; remaining together with her family despite living separately; being transported to Auschwitz, where she spent ten days; being sent to a labor camp in October 1944; seeing people lining up for gas chambers; being sent to the Freiberg camp; being transported through Czechoslovakia during March and April of 1945; arriving in Mauthausen in mid-April 1945; how the Germans fled the camp; the American liberation of the camp; returning to Brno; her second marriage; moving to Israel in May 1949; and moving to Australia in January 1959.

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Adler, Edith
1 sound cassette.
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Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:11:15
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