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Oral history interview with Bronia Hatfield

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.152 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0152

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Bronia Hatfield (née Goldstein), born November 4, 1924 in Lublin, Poland, describes life in Poland before the war; moving to Lutsk, Ukraine; experiencing the outbreak of the war in 1939; restrictions placed upon Jews; living in the Lutsk ghetto; hiding in various family’s homes during the war; acquiring false Polish papers; working as a housekeeper for a German family in Rodno; her decision to not live with hate in her heart; being liberated by the Russians in Barashovka; studying medicine in Kiev, Ukraine after its liberation; searching for family members post-war; moving to Vienna and continuing her medical studies there; and immigrating to Australia in 1950.

Interviewee
Bronia Hatfield
Interviewer
Mrs. Kayla Szumer
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.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:05:21
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