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Oral history interview with Rosa Kresner

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.158 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0158

Rosa Kresner, born January 19, 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; witnessing the beginning of the war; the construction of the Warsaw ghetto; experiencing virulent Polish antisemitism; the January “Aktion” of 1943; obtaining false Polish papers and living in the Aryan side of Warsaw; hiding in various Polish homes throughout the war; surviving the war and receiving aid from Polish friends; and emigrating and establishing her life in Australia in 1949.

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Kresner, Rosa
Gelski, Sophie
interview:  1994 February 22
1 sound cassette.
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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: 2022-07-28 20:11:18
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