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Oral history interview with Józef Woźniak

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.299 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0299

Józef Woźniak, born in 1930 in Opoczno, Poland, describes his prewar Jewish neighbors; the Jewish ghetto in Opoczno; throwing food to the ghetto's residents; German soldiers murdering local townspeople who assisted Jews; mass shootings of a group of Jews by German soldiers; a gendarme who frequently murdered Jews; the liquidation of the ghetto; assisting a Jewish man escape to a different village; and the betrayal of a Jewish woman who had been in hiding.


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Interviewee
Józef Wożniak
Date
interview:  2010 May 01
Language
Polish
Extent
3 videocassettes (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 15:46:06
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