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Oral history interview with Michael Reed

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.169 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0169

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Michael Reed (né Morzesz Riesenberg), born on May 8, 1922 in Gorlice, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; leaving Gorlice after the start of the German occupation; walking to the Russian border; being picked up by the Gestapo; being transported by train to Lwów (L'viv, Ukraine), Kharkov, and Dnepropetrovsk; working in a labor camp for three years; traveling by train via Uchva Tchechova, Cotlas, Uzbekistan, and Jugurs; working on a cotton farm near the Aral Sea; reuniting with his brother after the war; living in Vienna, Austria for a short time; and moving to Australia in 1951.

Interviewee
Michael Reed
Interviewer
Pierre Lang
Date
1991 October 29  (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 11:06:34
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