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Oral history interview with Sam Young

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.190 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0190

Sam Young (né Szmul Jungzweig), born November 7, 1925 in Łódź, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war; establishing the Łódź ghetto; the persecution and harsh conditions that he faced during the German occupation; working as a courier smuggling goods into the ghetto; being transported to Auschwitz after the liquidation of the ghetto; being transferred from Auschwitz to Kaufering, Landshut, and then Henschel; liberation; entering Feldafing and then Föhrenwald displaced persons camps; living in Paris, France after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1950.

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Sam Young
Pierre Lang
1 sound cassette.
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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: 2021-04-27 09:13:23
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