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Oral history interview with Sonia Sznicer

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.182 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0182

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    Oral history interview with Sonia Sznicer


    Interview Summary
    Zofia Sznicer (née Heliczer), born April 11, 1924 in Trembowla, Poland (Terebovlia, Ukraine), describes growing up in Poland before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war; the Russian occupation; the later German occupation; fleeing Trembowla and taking a train to Zhmerinka in Russia (Zhmerynka, Ukraine); traveling from Zhmerinka to Stalinabad (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) and then Marghilon, Uzbekistan; working in a knitting mill to feed herself; traveling to Biewewai and then Tashkent where she met her future husband; and immigrating to Australia in 1957.
    Sonia Sznicer
    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Sznicer, Sonia, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Sonia Sznicer 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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