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Oral history interview with Karla Haberstadt

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1394 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1394

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Karla Haberstadt discusses her pre-war life in Amsterdam, Holland; her and her family's arrest and transport to Westerbork concentration camp in 1943; their deportation to Auschwitz; family's separation; her internment, with her sister, in the medical experimentation block in Auschwitz; her experiences there; her later transport to Ravensbruck and Malchow concentration camps; her experiences with forced labor in munitions factories; her liberation in January 1945; her move to Brussels, Belgium before her return to Amsterdam; her weakened condition; the anti-Semitism she experienced there; her remarriage; and her immigration to the United States in 1956.

Interviewee
Karla Haberstadt
Date
1983 April 10  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:33:43
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