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Oral history interview with Israel Nadjari

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

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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.

Interviewee
Israel Nadjari
Interviewer
Sandra Bendayan
Evelyn Fielden
Date
1988 October 29  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:32:11
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