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Oral history interview with Sam Young

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

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    Oral history interview with Sam Young


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Sam Young
    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
    Young, Sam, 1925-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Sam Young 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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