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Oral history interview with Abraham Rotkopf

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

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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.

Interviewee
Abraham Rotkopf
Interviewer
Pierre Lang
Date
1991 June 14  (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 11:06:52
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