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Oral history interview with Israel Nadjari

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1242 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1242

Israel Nadjari describes his childhood in Salonika, Greece; his marriage, children and business; the Nazi invasion of Greece in 1941; being moved to a ghetto with his family; his deportation to Auschwitz by cattle train; his seperation from his family; how his entire family perished in the camp; working forced labor; his time as a barber; being forced to participate in a sterilization experiment in Auschwitz; a death march to Czechoslovakia; his liberation by Russian troops; his return to Greece; his remarriage; and his successful immigration to the United States in 1956.

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Israel Nadjari
Sandra Bendayan
Evelyn Fielden
interview:  1988 October 29
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 09:25:31
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