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Oral history interview with Mini Fox Birman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1375 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1375

Mini Birman discusses her experiences during the Holocaust, focusing on her experiences in concentration camps Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen; the conditions there; the loss of most members of her family; her and her sister's survival together from the Łódź ghetto to Auschwitz to an unidentified forced labor camp in Germany to Bergen-Belsen, where they were liberated; the malnutrition and typhus she suffered, and the medical treatment she received from the British liberating forces; her immigration to the United States in 1947; and the importance of continuing the fight against antisemitism.

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Mini Birman
interview:  1983 April 11
Oral histories.
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:42:28
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