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Oral history interview with Albert Davis

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.97.1 | RG Number: RG-50.690.0001

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Albert Davis (né Abraham Davidavitz), born March 14, 1927 in Sighet, Romania, discusses the deportation of his family to Auschwitz; his separation from his parents and siblings upon arrival at Auschwitz; being selected by Dr. Mengele for a work detail; his relocation to Mauthausen; forced labor conditions at Mauthausen; the forced march from Mauthausen as American and Russian forces advanced; his May 5, 1945 liberation; his return to Romania to search for surviving relatives; his time in a displaced persons camp in Italy; his arrival in the United States in 1949; being drafted into the army in 1952; being stationed in Germany as a truck driver; returning to the US and settling in Connecticut; his application for restitution from the German government; and his views on life and living without anger.

Interviewee
Albert Davis
Date
2010 April  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 digital files : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marcy Davis
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:48
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