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Oral history interview with Karla Haberstadt

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

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 Ravensbrück 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.


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Interviewee
Karla Haberstadt
Date
interview:  1983 April 10
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
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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