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Oral history interview with Shep Zitler

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.17.10 | RG Number: RG-50.689.0010

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Shep Zitler, born in Vilnius, Lithuania, in 1917, describes the beginning of the war; being drafted into the Polish Army six months before the war began; antisemitism in the army; being classified as Lithuanian (and Lithuania was not at war with Germany); being sent to a labor camp following Poland’s defeat and being held captive five years and seven months; and his liberation by Russian forces in April 1945.

Interviewee
Shep Zitler
Date
2004 April 28  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
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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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:42:14
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