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Oral history interview with Mina Widawski

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.188 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0188

Mina Midawski (née Laub), born on November 9, 1921 in Krakow, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war and German occupation; moving to a small apartment with her family on the outskirts of Krakow; being forced to move into the ghetto; being transported to Płaszów and working to build barracks in the camp; being transferred to Skarzysko labor camp and then to Leipzig; leaving Leipzig on a death march to Dresden and the harsh conditions it entailed; returning to Poland after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1962.


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Interviewee
Mina Widawski
Interviewer
Pierre Lang
Date
undated: 
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.
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:41:09
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