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Oral history interview with Stefan Karp

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.156 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0156

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Stefan Karp, born October 7, 1917 in Lodz, Poland, describes life in Poland before the war; the outbreak of war; the establishment of the Lodz ghetto; being transferred to Auschwitz concentration camp; being transferred to Braunschweig concentration camp; his forced labor in a factory in Büssing Nag near Wechelde concentration camp; his forced labor in a salt mine in East Germany; being transferred to Ludwiglust camp; the harsh conditions at the camp; liberation; traveling back to Poland to find his relatives; living in Germany and Poland; immigrating to Australia in 1948; and meeting his wife and establishing his life in Australia.

Interviewee
Stefan Karp
Interviewer
Anita Fisher
Date
1990 June 15  (interview)
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 11:05:36
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