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Oral history interview with Walter Ziegler

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.191 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0191

Walter Ziegler (né Wof Cygler), born November 27, 1927 in Olkusz, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war and German occupation; working at a German police station as a shoe cleaner; being transported to Blechhammer forced labor camp; being transferred out of Blechhammer after a dysentery outbreak to a transit camp called Branden; being sent to Zwittau labor camp (possibly Brünnlitz); being transferred to Faulbruck, Peterswaldau, and then Langenbielau; liberation; living in Poland, Germany, and Switzerland after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1950.

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Ziegler, Walter
Lang, Pierre
interview:  1990 May 11
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: 2022-07-28 20:11:19
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