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Oral history interview with Jan Pędziwiatr

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.250 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0250

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

Jan Pędziwiatr, born in 1921 in Oświęcim-Dwory, Poland, describes his forced labor in Auschwitz concentration camp along with Jewish prisoners; camp guards killing and beating Jewish prisoners in retaliation for the murder of an SS officer; the burning of corpses; the selection and murder of Soviet soldiers and other individual prisoners; and inspecting the ruins of a gas chamber destroyed by prisoners.

Interviewee
Jan Pędziwiatr
Date
2005 November 10  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:11:07
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