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Oral history interview with Max Rozbruch

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.96.1 | RG Number: RG-50.691.0001

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Max Rozbruch, born January 20, 1918 in Poland, describes his life before the war; his education at a Cheder school; his Yeshiva education in Lublin when he was 11 years old; his father’s occupation as a businessman; congenial relations between gentiles and Jews in his town before the war; the beginning of the war and the German occupation; his parents’ transport to a nearby town; his escape from a transport and flight into the woods; the benevolence of a neighboring Polish family who gave him food; being found by two polish men who threatened to turn him over to the Germans; his survival by hiding in various bunkers throughout the war; helping save three other people by hiding them with him; his aid in transporting a group of girls back to Hungary; his marriage and family’s immigration to the United States; and his children’s involvement in recording his story of survival.

Interviewee
Max Rozbruch
Interviewer
Dr. Robert Rozbruch
Date
1990  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 DVD.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of S. Robert Rozbruch
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