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Oral history interview with Jerzy Zomer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.292 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0292

Jerzy Zomer, born in 1925 in Dęblin, Poland, describes fleeing Dęblin during a bombing in 1939; the poor treatment of civilians under German occupation; witnessing transports of Jews to Treblinka concentration camp in 1942; the cruel treatment of the Jews during their deportation by volksdeutch and German soldiers; the different Jewish communities brought to Dęblin, including the places where they were imprisoned and their treatment by volksdeutch and German soldiers; the cruel treatment of Soviet prisoners; assisting Soviet prisoners who escaped; and the treatment of local collaborators after the war.

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Jerzy Zomer
interview:  2009 August 28
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:04
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