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Oral history interview with Jadwiga Bobrowska

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.301 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0301

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

Jadwiga Bobrowska, born in 1924 in Stodzew, Poland, describes the prewar Jewish community of Dęblin; the persecution of the Jewish community during the war; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community and mass murders; the persecution of Polish and Jewish intelligentsia; the disposal of the corpses of murdered Jews; German soldiers randomly murdering Jewish civilians; her work for a German company at the airport, including her contact with Jews there and their poor treatment by German soldiers; the arrest and execution of her father; moving to Puławy, Poland; her work in Puławy; Jews who were hiding at her workplace, many of whom survived the war; the role of Ukrainian soldiers; being rounded up with her family by Ukrainian soldiers, who then burned down her family's home; the liquidation of the Puławy ghetto by German soldiers; moving to Kraków, Poland; and witnessing the murder of a Jewish man by a German soldier.

Interviewee
Jadwiga Bobrowska
Date
2010 May 02  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
1 videocassette (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 11:13:04
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