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Oral history interview with Herman Strykowski

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.181 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0181

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    Oral history interview with Herman Strykowski


    Interview Summary
    Herman Strykowski, born March 28, 1923 in Krosniewice, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; the antisemitism that was prevalent in his town before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war and German occupation; moving into the ghetto; performing work in a labor camp; being transported to Auschwitz; being transferred to the Eintrachthuette labor camp, where he worked in an ammunition factory; being taken to Gusen concentration camp in Austria in advance of the Russian Army’s approach at the end of the war; being liberated by the United States Army; traveling to Italy and finding his uncle in Constanz, Germany post-war; and immigrating to Australia in 1950.
    Herman Strykowski
    Pierre Lang
    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.

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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.

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    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Herman Strykowski 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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