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Oral history interview with Edith Adler

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

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    Oral history interview with Edith Adler


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Edith Adler
    Credit Line
    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.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

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    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Adler, Edith, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Edith Adler for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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