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Oral history interview with Roman Curtis

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.140 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0140

Roman Curtis (né Gross; later Kurtycz), born May 10, 1914 in Lwow, Poland (L'viv, Ukraine), describes his family before the war; serving in the Polish Army; his time in Hemer, Görlitz, and Lublin, as a POW during the war; escaping from a POW camp to Warsaw, Poland, where he lived with his father; changing his name from Gross to Kurtycz in order to hide his true identity; the Warsaw ghetto uprising; the end of World War II; his time in London and Germany after the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1958.


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Interviewee
Roman Curtis
Interviewer
Carol Crawford
Date
interview:  1989 January 04
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette.
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.
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:23:58
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