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Oral history interview with Henry Drejer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1179 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1179

Henry Drejer describes his Orthodox upbringing near Poznan, Poland; being close to the age of 15 when he was sent to a labor camp in Zakopane; being sent to Płaszów, Melk, Mauthausen, and Ebensee; being liberated from Ebensee on May 5, 1945; his visit to his hometown in Zakopane; how he learned about the fate of his mother who perished; his life after liberation in Austria; his immigration to the United States in 1949; and his training as a cantor.


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Interviewee
Henry Drejer
Date
interview:  1989 May 08
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:25:29
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