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Oral history interview with Louis Koplin

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1413 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1413

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Louis Koplin describes his experiences in eastern Czechoslovakia before the war; the Hungarian occupation beginning in 1939; his experiences as a shoe maker in a forced labor battalion for the Hungarian Army beginning in 1941; his release from service in 1944; his immediate deportation to an unnamed labor camp on the Austro-Hungarian border; his transfer to Mauthausen; his experiences on a death march; and his post-liberation experiences.

Interviewee
Louis Koplin
Interviewer
Linda Kenyon
Date
1983 April 10  (interview)
Language
English
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 11:33:52
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