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Oral history interview with Abraham Rotkopf

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.173 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0173

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    Oral history interview with Abraham Rotkopf


    Interview Summary
    Abraham Rotkopf, born December 7, 1917 in Jaroslaw, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; studying to become a dentist; the beginning of the war and Russian occupation; the consequences of Germany invading Russia and breaking the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact; fleeing Poland through the forest to Sambir, Ukraine; traveling to Rostov and Stalinabad (Dushanbe, Tajikistan); working as a dentist in a local hospital in Dushanbe; moving back to Poland after the end of the war; and immigrating to and establishing his life in Australia in 1961.
    Abraham Rotkopf
    Pierre Lang
    interview:  1991 June 14
    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

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    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
    Rotkopf, Abraham, 1917-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Abraham Rotkopf 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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