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Oral history interview with Benno Finger

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.193 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0193

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    Oral history interview with Benno Finger


    Interview Summary
    Benno Finger, born August 10, 1919 in Czernowitz, Romania (Chernivtsi, Ukraine), describes growing up in Romania before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war and German occupation; living in the harsh conditions of the ghetto; being deported to Ukraine and staying in a stable in a Kolkhoz; working on a farm to survive; going to Nikolayef doing road work; being liberated by the Russian army; serving for the Russian Army in Poland; living in Bucharest, Romania and Belgium after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1948.
    Benno Finger
    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.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    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
    Finger, Benno, 1919-
    Corporate Name
    Red Army (Soviet Union)

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Benno Finger 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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