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Oral history interview with Henryk Łagodzki

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.311 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0311

Henryk Łagodzki, born in 1927 in Warsaw, Poland, describes the involvment of his family in the underground resistance movement; the establishment of the Warsaw ghetto in 1940 and the conditions of the ghetto; the capture of his brother and his imprisonment in Auschwitz concentration camp; the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto; his arrest and imprisonment in Konzentrationslager Warschau; witnessing the brutal treatment of Greek Jews by German forces; his escape from the camp; his participation in the Warsaw Uprising, including the involvement of Jewish civilians; his imprisonment in different prisoner of war camps, including Lamsdorf and Bannewitz; his return to Warsaw after liberation; and his life after the war in Warsaw.

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Henryk Łagodzki
interview:  2010 May 06
2 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 15:46:09
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