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Oral history interview with Henryk Bergman

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

Henryk Bergman describes his family, including his parents, older brother (Pinchas), and younger sister (Ruth); attending school; the Zionist movement in Łódź, 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.

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Henryk Zvi Bergman
Ms. Teresa A. Pollin
interview:  2005 March 20
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:24:10
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