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Oral history interview with Tauba Furgang

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.145 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0145

Tauba Furgang (née Lipszyc), born May 6, 1925 in Łódź, Poland, describes her family before the war; the arrival of the Germans; the establishment of the Łódź ghetto; the liquidation of the Łódź ghetto; being transported via cattle car to Auschwitz in August 1944; arriving at the camp in the night and the selection process; being forced to run naked; being transferred to Hoch-Tief concentration camp in Germany; working in the salt mines during her time at Hoch-Tief; being transferred to Bergen-Belsen; the horrific conditions at Bergen-Belsen; being liberated; travelling through Germany and Italy post-war; immigrating to Australia; and her post-war struggles to cope with trauma from the Holocaust.


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Interviewee
Tauba Furgang
Interviewer
Caroline Haski
Date
interview:  1989 March 23
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 09:41:04
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