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Oral history interview with Nathan Waigensberg

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.185 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0185

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    Oral history interview with Nathan Waigensberg


    Interview Summary
    Nathan Walgensberg, born January 2, 1919 in Łódź, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; witnessing the beginning of the war and fleeing in an effort to avoid the German Army; returning to Łódź after being caught by German soldiers; living in the ghetto; the harsh conditions in the ghetto; being transported to Sachsenhausen with his father and brother-in-law; being transferred to Koenigs Wusterhausen camp; being liberated; living in Poland and Germany after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1949.
    Nathan Waigensberg
    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 Nathan Waigensberg 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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