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Oral history testimony of Shep Zitler

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.17.4 | RG Number: RG-50.689.0004

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Shep (né Sheapel) Zitler, born in Vilna, Poland (Vilnius, Lithuania) in 1917, discusses his family; his experience in the Polish Army during World War II; fighting Germany while experiencing antisemitism in the Polish Army; being sent to a labor camp following Poland’s defeat, where he was captive five years and seven months; how the Germans shipped soil from Ukraine to Germany and how he was made to unload the soil from the trains; and his liberation by Russian forces in April 1945.

Interviewee
Shep Zitler
Date
1998 April 22  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 digital files : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Naval Oceanographic Office and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at Stennis Space Center
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