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Oral history interview with Kazimierz Piechowski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.314 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0314

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

Kazimierz Piechowski, born in 1919 in Poland, describes his arrest in 1939 and imprisonment in Sanok, Nowy Wiśnicz, and Kraków; his transfer to Auschwitz concentration camp in 1940; conditions in Auschwitz; his forced labor and murders committed by SS officers; resistance by prisoners, including the forging of documents to enable other prisoners to avoid execution; his escape in 1942; joining the Polish Home Army in which he fought until the end of the war; and his arrest after the war for his membership in the Polish Home Army.

Interviewee
Kazimierz Piechowski
Date
2010 July 30  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
4 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 11:13:29
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