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Oral history interview with Henryk Bergman

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.603.6 | RG Number: RG-50.637.0006

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Henryk Bergman describes his family, including his parents, older brother (Pinchas), and younger sister (Ruth); attending school; the Zionist movement in Lódz, Poland; training with a military youth group in 1938; the German invasion; the creation of the ghetto; the Zionist youth movement in the ghetto and the leader, Rafael Zelver; the Jewish policemen coming to get him one night in 1944 and avoiding deportation; going to a work camp; being transported to Auschwitz with his sister and mother, who were killed; stealing food from the kitchens and sharing with other inmates; injuring his foot and going to the hospital in the camp; and being shipped by train from camp to camp towards the end of the war.

Interviewee
Henryk Zvi Bergman
Interviewer
Ms. Teresa A. Pollin
Date
2005 March 20  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:40:39
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