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Oral history interview with Isak Lips

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.162 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0162

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    Oral history interview with Isak Lips


    Interview Summary
    Isak Lips (born Lipszyc) born July 10, 1920 in Łódź, Poland describes life in Poland before the war; the rise of the Nazi Regime and the beginning of the war; leaving Łódź and traveling to Warsaw; deciding to leave Warsaw to move to Russia; experiencing German brutality; being forced to return to Łódź; being transferred to Auschwitz and then to Dachau; surviving the war; living in Munich, Germany and France after the end of the war; and immigrating and establishing his life in Australia.
    Isak Lips
    Mrs. Kayla Szumer
    interview:  1991 February 25
    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.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Lips, Isak, 1920-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Isak Lips for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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